Locket

Object Number: 
1940.341
Date: 
1810-1890
Medium: 
Gold, hair, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 5/8 in. ( 2.5 x 1.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: inside lid: "Carlotta"
Description: 
Heart-shaped locket chased with foliate designs on interior and exterior; oval glass compartment inside contains woven hair; name inscribed on interior of lid; inscription space on reverse (empty); gold bail pendant attachment.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession notes, this locket belonged to Angeline Burr Corse, the mother of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group