Pendant (mourning)

Object Number: 
INV.11947
Date: 
1821-1825
Medium: 
Gold, hair, glass, enamel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 2 in. ( 1 x 2.9 x 4.1 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: reverse: "Maria Fraser / born July 10th, 1811. / died October 15th, 1818 / John Fraser / born June 24th, 1817 / died April 1st, 1821."
Description: 
Circular gold mourning pendant, mourning Maria Fraser and John Fraser, with two locks of hair coiled beneath glass covered oculus, with black enamel around glass, chased rose garland around outer edge, ring finding at the top, inscription on back.
Gallery Label: 
This mourning pendant contains locks of hair from Maria Fraser (1811-1818) and John Fraser (1817-1821).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Catherine R. B. Mackie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group