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Brooch

Object Number: 
INV.12651
Date: 
ca. 1847
Medium: 
Gold, pearls, hair, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 7/8 in. ( 2.5 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on reverse: "C.C. / 1847"
Description: 
Oval gold mourning brooch; central oval glass compartment containing braided light-colored hair; framed by 35 small pearls around scalloped and beaded edges; inscription on reverse of initials and date; pin attachment.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group