Mourning brooch

Object Number: 
1941.1016
Date: 
1810-1860
Medium: 
Diamonds, gold, silver, enamel/onyx
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/2 x 5/8 in. ( 1.3 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Small rectangular mourning or memorial brooch of black onyx or enamel set with small rose and brilliant-cut diamonds around border, and set as forget-me-not design at center front; diamonds set in silver, onyx in gold; small crystal case on reverse containing hair.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton DeGroot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group