Hair ring

19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5cm (2 15/16in.)

Accession Number

RES.27.50

Medium or Technique

Gold, hair

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

The band of tightly woven brown hair joined by a gold buckle, engraved slide inscribed “Mother”, completed by an engraved end cap.

Inscription

Inscribed "Mother" on slide.

Provenance

1927, Anonymous gift to the MFA (Accession date: July 7, 1927).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift