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Mourning ring

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Title:
Mourning ring
Date: 
1870-1890
Medium: 
Gold, hair, pearls
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 3/4 in. ( 0.6 x 1.9 cm )
Date End: 
1 890
Description: 
Gold mourning ring with oval mount at top; mounting comprises 15 pearls surrounding glass compartment containing hair; band contains braided hair set into four rows of milgrain beading.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Isabella Jex
Object Number: 
1950.87
Gallery Label: 
This mourning ring was worn by Samuel F. B. Morse's daughter Susan. The ring contains the hair of Samuel F. B. Morse, Susan's husband (? Lind), and their son.
Date Begin: 
1870
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group