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Mourning bracelet

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A bracelet of braided brown hair with gold ends and rectangular clasp with minute glass panel on top showing loose lock of hair inside, on back of clasp: J. Q. Adams, engraved.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, About 1848

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

24.5 x 4 x 1 cm (9 5/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1276

Medium or Technique

Human hair braided, glass and gold metal engraved

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Bracelets, Armlets