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Watch Chain (USA), mid-19th century

This is a Watch chain. It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1928. Its medium is hair, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 36 x 1.5 cm (14 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Watch Chain (USA), mid-19th century; hair, gold; Overall: 36 x 1.5 cm (14 3/16 x 9/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel; 1928-5-61

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