Jewelry fragment

Object Number: 
1977.42k
Date: 
1800-1880
Medium: 
Hair, metal, glass, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 1.9 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Hair jewelry (mourning?) fragment; oval oculus with brown hair worked in Turk's knot beneath glass, in incised metal casing; lined with paper on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Laura Dayton Denby
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group