User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Heart locket

Start collecting

A small heart shaped gold locket with braided hair under glass inside locket, entire surface of locket covered with minute relief rosettes, on one face of locket a small relief rose in green gold; gold has a coppery tinge.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James H. Slade

Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

2.2 x 1.3 x 0.8 cm (7/8 x 1/2 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.1093

Medium or Technique

Gilt metal, human hair braided under glass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment