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Brooch

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A small rectangular brooch with woven strands of hair under glass in center, edged with small pearls and jet; three sets of initials engraved on back.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American, 19th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

2.4 x 1.6 x 1.8 cm (15/16 x 5/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.304

Medium or Technique

Gold, jet, pearls, human hair, and glass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches