Brooch

Brooch
Title
Brooch
Date 
1820-1880
Medium 
Gold, hair, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 1 x 3.8 x 2.9 cm )
Description 
Oval gold brooch (mourning?) with oculus in a-jour bezel, with hinged pin and hook attachments on reverse; obverse shows graying brown and blonde hair beneath glass, plaited in an oval, set on woven hair ground, framed with twisted ribbon design, bezel framed with larger twisted ribbon design; beveled glass oculus on reverse shows the back side of the woven hair ground.
Object Number 
Z.2309.4
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group