Mourning Ring

1800–50


Dimensions

Other (Overall): 2.2cm (7/8in.)

Accession Number

54.1489

Medium or Technique

Gold, hair

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Braided hair (section missing) between finely scalloped bands, gold plaque engraved.

Inscription

Gold Plaque engraved HM

Provenance

Collection of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes by 1954; to MFA December 9, 1954, gift

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes