Mourning bracelet

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Bracelets and armlets

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