Mourning pendant

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

1860-1870

GUSN

GUSN-103188

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

Descriptive Terms

pendants (jewelry)
mourning jewelry
miniatures (paintings)
ivory (tooth component)
enamel (fused coating)
human hair
photographs
mourning
Pendant

Inscription

Miniature: "ARISE AND COME TO GLORY" Photograph: "photographed / BY / Miller & Rowell. / 335 Washington St / BOSTON" (Paint and print)

Additional Identification Number

2695

Maker

Miller & Rowell (Photographer)

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Katherine Sumner Gould

Accession Number

1964.191

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)