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Brooch (mourning)

Title:
Brooch (mourning)
Date: 
1825-1860
Medium: 
Gold, hair, pearls, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 in. ( 1 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Oval mourning brooch; beveled glass oculus with graying hair worked in a Turk's knot on obverse, surrounded with seed pearls, set on gold frame with hinged pin and hook on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Harper (Constance Schermerhorn) Skillin, 1956
Object Number: 
INV.12673.7
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group