Mourning Ring

early 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 1.9cm (3/4in.)

Accession Number

54.1490

Medium or Technique

Gold; hair

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Jewelry

Classifications

Rings

Straight gold band with reeded edges, center with inset braided brown hair (some missing), gold plaque in center with worn engraving.

Inscription

possibly engraved "LNF"

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes