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Object Name Bracelet
Catalog Number 1980.38.17
Maker McBride, Mrs. Morton
Date 1860-1900
Material(s) Hair
Dimensions H-2.25 W-1 inches
Description This is a hair bracelet that was woven with a net pattern on the edges and a looped braided pattern in the center. At the ends are two braided strands per sides making strings to tie it on to the wrist.
Notes Belonged to donor's mother, Mrs. Morton McBride.

The card that the bracelet is attached to says that it is a "Ladies bracelet/ Made of human hair/ Property of/ Mrs. D. M. McBride."
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People McBride, Mrs. Morton
Subjects Mourning
Jewelry
Bracelets
Mourning customs
Mourning works
Search Terms Hair
Mourning
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS