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Brooch

Brooch
Title
Brooch
Date 
1825-1875
Medium 
Hair, gold
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 x 1 in. ( 5.1 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Woven hairwork brooch comprising heart circled by ring surmounting 3 dangling pendants of woven hair; heart and ring mounted in gold and decorated with acorn leaf motifs in gold; pin attachment.
Object Number 
INV.12659
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group