Brooch (mourning)

Brooch (mourning)
Title
Brooch (mourning)
Date 
1825-1860
Medium 
Gold, hair, pearls, glass
Dimensions 
Overall: 3/8 x 1 3/8 x 1 in. ( 1 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Oval mourning brooch; beveled glass oculus with graying hair worked in a Turk's knot on obverse, surrounded with seed pearls, set on gold frame with hinged pin and hook on reverse.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Harper (Constance Schermerhorn) Skillin, 1956
Object Number 
INV.12673.7
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group