Locket / pendant (mourning)

Object Number: 
Z.2300.16
Date: 
1850-1860
Medium: 
Gold, other metal, glass, hair
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 1 x 2 1/4 in. ( 1.3 x 2.5 x 5.7 cm )
Marks: 
applied: center obverse: "M"
Description: 
Oval gold locket / pendant with ribbed stirrup bail; obverse has silver metal monogram "M" applied at the center; oculus inside shows lock of light brown or blonde hair.
Gallery Label: 
This mourning locket / pendant was among the items found in a jewelry box which came from the Livingston family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group