Overall: 1/8 x 5/8 x 3/8 in. ( 0.3 x 1.6 x 1 cm )
Rectangular gold clasp fastener in two pieces, one slides into the other, monogram on obverse, each side has three perforations for attachment to article of jewelry.
Gift of Miss Ella Juliette Sherwood
engraved: across obverse: "MHO"
This clasp belonged to the donor's mother, Mary Haines Ogden (1817-1879), and Jane Lewes (Cochran) Ogden, who married John Mead Sherwood in 1840.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.