Mourning ring and box

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1805

GUSN

GUSN-26094

Description

A) Ring: circular form w/ plain band. Braided lock of hair in oblong mount under glass, surrounded by cut onyx stones. Engraved inside. B) Cylindrical wood box w/ hinged lid and brass catch, covered w/ red "leatherette" paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mourning rings
rings (jewelry)
gold (metal)
onyx (mineral)
mourning
Gold Plate
Onyx
Mourning
RING

Inscription

Engraved inside: ""G. Clifford, abt 6(?)/ Aug. 1, 1805 at 22 yrs.""

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

People and Organizations

G. Clifford

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

0.813 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1362AB

Places

New Hampshire (United States)