Brooch / pendant (mourning)
Gold, chalcedony, glass, hair
Overall: 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 2.2 x 3.8 x 5.4 cm )
Mourning brooch / pendant with gold frame with hinged pin and hook on reverse, loop finding at top center; obverse is cameo three-quarter bust in white and black onyx; frame is ribbed; reverse has beveled glass oculus with lock of blonde / gray hair swirled beneath.
This cameo appears to depict the subject of mourning, whose hair is in the brooch's oculus; the subject is unidentified.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.