Image ID
ICHi-074175
Headline
Women's bracelet made from human hair with porcelain portraits
Date Created
circa 1855
Creator
Packer
Creator Role
creator
Artwork/Object Depicted
jewelry; bracelets
Copyright Notice
© 2015 Chicago Historical Society, all rights reserved
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-074175
Inventory Number
1957.1012a-b
Storage Location
Cost
Acquisition Source
Gift of McCormick Estates (Heirs of Mrs. Cyrus (Nettie Fowler)
Max Pixels - Height
2243
Max Pixels - Width
5358
KEYWORDS
_MGL0126.dng
1957.1012
bracelets
bracelets, hair ornaments, jewelry
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ICHi-74175
womens bracelet made from human hair with porcelain portraits

Women's bracelet of brown braided hair with gold clasp and four medallion portraits in porcelain. Portraits (left to right): Cyrus Hall McCormick II (in kilt suit), Mrs. Cyrus Hall (Nettie Fowler) McCormick and son Robert who died in infancy, Cyrus Hall McCormick (before 1858 by evidence of no mustache), Mary Virginia McCormick in childhood.

Women's bracelet of brown braided hair with gold clasp and four medallion portraits in porcelain. Portraits (left to right): Cyrus Hall McCormick II (in kilt suit), Mrs. Cyrus Hall (Nettie Fowler) McCormick and son Robert who died in infancy, Cyrus Hall McCormick (before 1858 by evidence of no mustache), Mary Virginia McCormick in childhood.

2/10/2014