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Tie pin with gold mount with black enamel border enclosing lock of hair under glass; pin clasp on back.

Provenance

Belonged to Joseph Moore (1804-1855) of Ware, Massachusetts, and depicted in the portrait of his family by Erastus Salisbury Field in the Museum collection (58.25); by descent to his great-granddaughter Helen E. Farrar, Sheborn, Massachusetts.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik

about 1830–40

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2cm (7/8in.)

Accession Number

RES.58.5

Medium or Technique

Gold and black enamel, hair

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches