Heart locket

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

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