Mourning ring for Catherine Parker
Object Place: United States
Other (Overall): 1.9cm (3/4in.)
Medium or Technique
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Centering an oval glass compartment containing braided blonde hair, engraved on reverse, tapered shank adjustable in size.
"Catherine / Parker, / ob.4 may 1803. / aet. 23"(from card)
Mourning ring for Catherine Parker, died 1803. Collection of Martha P. Rogers Codman; inherited by her daughter Martha Catherine Codman Karolik; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.
Bequest of Maxim Karolik