Brooch (mourning)

Object Number: 
1954.47a
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Gold, hair, pearls, enamel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on reverse: "M.M.M."
Description: 
Oval mourning/memorial brooch of gold; woven hair enclosed in glass compartment; frame of 16 tri-part pearl and enamel elements (2 pearls missing); inscription on reverse; pin attachment.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss M. Gertrude Deavenport, in memory of her mother and sisters
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group