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Mourning Ring

Braided hair (section missing) between finely scalloped bands, gold plaque engraved.

Inscription

Gold Plaque engraved HM

Provenance

Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

1800–50

Accession Number

54.1489

Medium or Technique

Gold, hair

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings