Memorial brooch for Catherine Parker
Object Place: United States
Overall: 2.7cm (1 1/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold, glass, pearls, hair
Not On View
Almost circular, elaborately plaited graying hair under glass in circle of pearls. Engraved script in gold.
"Catherine / Parker / ob 4 May 1803 / Aet 23" engraved on back.
Memorial brooch for Catherine Parker, died 1803. Collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik