Brooch (mourning)

Brooch (mourning)
Title
Brooch (mourning)
Date 
1800-1880
Medium 
Gold, jet, hair, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 1 x 3.2 cm )
Description 
Circular gold mourning brooch; hair worked in a Turk's knot beneath glass oculus, surrounded by 14 (originally 16) circular, faceted, polished jet stones creating a scalloped outer edge which is beaded on obverse; reverse has hinged pin and hook, inscription across the center.
Object Number 
Z.2174
Marks 
engraved: center reverse: "PFS"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group