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Mourning Ring

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Gold band recessed for (missing) hair, has ellipse engraved.

Inscription

"W" engraved in ellipse. "EDA" engraved inside in script. (from card)

Provenance

Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

possibly 18th century

Object Place for Label

United States

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

64.885

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings