Skip to content

Search Collections

Mourning pendant

1964.191 (RS8131)

Description

Oval gilt metal locket with a photograph of a sitting woman on one side and a miniature painting on ivory of an angel lifting a man to heaven on reverse, black, white, gold and pink painted border on glass surrounding mourning painting.

Details

Maker
Miller & Rowell (Photographer)
Date
1860-1870
Inscriptions
Miniature: "ARISE AND COME TO GLORY" Photograph: "photographed / BY / Miller & Rowell. / 335 Washington St / BOSTON" (Paint and print)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Material
enamel (fused coating)
human hair
ivory (tooth component)
photographs
Object type
Adornment
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
enamel (fused coating)
human hair
ivory (tooth component)
miniatures (paintings)
mourning
mourning jewelry
Pendant
pendants (jewelry)
photographs
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.191
Credit Line
Bequest of Katherine Sumner Gould
GUSN
103188

Comments