Ring

Collection Type

  • Jewelry

Date

ca. 1885

GUSN

GUSN-265643

Description

This mourning ring consists of a rectangular gold reserve that contains a gold filigree initial "P" atop a lock of braided hair surrounded by freshwater pearls. The bezel is set horizontally. The cast shank is embellished with abstract geometric patterns on each shoulder.

Details

Descriptive Terms

mourning rings
rings (jewelry)
gold (metal)
human hair
pearl (animal material)
Ring

Additional Identification Number

459.1
842

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Adornment

Dimensions

13/16 x 5/8 x 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Page S. Guertin

Accession Number

2012.51.1