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Lock of Laura Rogers' hair wrapped in paper

Object Number: 
INV.986
Date: 
1897
Medium: 
Hair
Dimensions: 
overall (in paper): 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 1 3/4 in. ( 0.6 x 6.7 x 4.4 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: one side of paper, in pencil: "Laura's hair"
Description: 
Lock of straight, light brown hair wrapped in paper with "Laura's hair" written in pencil on one side.
Gallery Label: 
This locket of hair is from Laura Derby Rogers (1879-1897), daughter of sculptor John Rogers. She was named for her father's sister.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group