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Mourning Ring

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Straight gold band with reeded edges, center with inset braided brown hair (some missing), gold plaque in center with worn engraving.

Inscription

possibly engraved "LNF"

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

early 19th century

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

54.1490

Medium or Technique

Gold; hair

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings