Gold, hair, pearls, glass
each (a and b): 5/8 x 1/2 in. (1.6 x 1.3 cm)
2 similar gold mourning brooches; rectangular gold frames with glass compartments containing braided brown hair; framed by 22 small pearls; 1 initial engraved on the reverse of each: "H" and "C"; pin attachments.
engraved: on reverse of brooch b): "C"
engraved: on reverse of brooch a): "H"
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