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Mourning Brooch
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Mourning Brooch

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Description The oval, gold brooch bears beneath a crystal, a woven braid of brown hair. The face of the brooch is decorated with a machine-stamped braided border.
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
  • Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu; New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. 1984-1987.
  • Jewelry from the Walters Art Gallery and the Zucker Family Collection. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1987.
Provenance Sara D. Redmond [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, by gift.
Credit Gift of Sara D. Redmond, 1979

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ca. 1850
gold, crystal, hair
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
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H: 3/4 x W: 1 5/16 in. (1.91 x 3.33 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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