Brooch

Brooch
Title
Brooch
Date 
1800-1875
Medium 
Hair, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 in. ( 5.7 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Marguerite L. Thomas
Object Number 
1941.373
Gallery Label 
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.
Creative: Tronvig Group