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Mourning pin for George Washington Hancock

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Gold frame with glass cover, woven hair. (from card)

Inscription

Rev: INo. GEO: WASHINGTON HANCOCK, / OBt. 27. JAN 1787. AEt. 9. Yrs.

Provenance

In the collection of William B Wood by 1945; to Charles H Wood 1945, bequest; to MFA December 11, 1985, gift.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles H. Wood

about 1787

Object Place for Label

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 4.8cm (1 7/8in.)

Accession Number

1985.1027

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass, and hair

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches