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Locket

1920.626 (RS6787)

Description

Gold colored metal locket in the shape of a book with alternately hinged leaves. The book "covers" are decorated with elaborately chased scrolls and a vertical strip of gold stamped with a repeating greek key pattern. The book unfolds to reveal twelve photographs of unidentified men and women.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Material
gold (metal)
photograph albums
Object type
Adornment
Descriptive terms
gold (metal)
Locket
lockets
photograph albums
Dimensions
7/8 x 5/8 x 5/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.626
Credit Line
Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew
GUSN
102277
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