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Hair ring

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The band of tightly woven brown hair joined by a gold buckle, engraved slide inscribed "Mother", completed by an engraved end cap.

Inscription

Inscribed "Mother" on slide.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

19th century

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

RES.27.50

Medium or Technique

Gold, hair

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings