Locket

Object Number: 
Z.1845
Date: 
1800-1880
Medium: 
Hair, metal, enamel, glass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 1.9 x 1.3 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Oval metal locket with floral design on obverse with blue enamel flower at center, criss-cross design on reverse, ring at the top to attach to bail; when opened, left side has small curled lock of brown hair beneath glass, opposite side is empty.
Gallery Label: 
This remembrance locket may have been mourning jewelry, or given as a token of friendship.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group