Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 in. ( 5.7 x 2.5 cm )
Woven hair brooch in shape of 2 loops pulled through each other; gold metal leaf attached to pin decorates the fron; 3 drops dangle from pin attachment (larger central drop detached); loop end covered with metal chased with foliate designs; pin attachment.
Gift of Miss Marguerite L. Thomas
According to the accession notes, this brooch was made from the hair of Jane McLean Patterson Livingston, the daughter of Matthew Patterson and the wife of Henry Livingston.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.