Mourning ring for Hannah Willard
Object Place: United States
Other (Overall): 1.9cm (3/4in.)
Medium or Technique
Gold; Pearls, hair
Not On View
Twelve split pearls frame glass compartment with square of woven brown hair. Tapering shank. Engraved on reverse.
"Hannah Willard, / died 11 April, 1807 / Aged 43."
Mourning ring for Hannah Willard, d. 1807. Collection of Maria Potter Codman by 1902; inherited by her niece Martha Catherine Codman Karolik, 1902; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.
"Daughter of Levi Willard (see 64.870) and Catherine Willard (see 64.871)" (from data file)
Bequest of Maxim Karolik