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Brooch (mourning)

Object Number: 
19th century
Gold, jet, pearls, hair, glass
Overall: 1 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 2.9 x 1.3 cm )
Oval gold mourning brooch comprising braided hair inside glass compartment, surrounded by small pearls and faceted jet beads (4 missing, 16 remaining); pin attachment.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Catherine R.B. Mackie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group