Locket pendant

Object Number: 
INV.12686.9a-c
Date: 
1840-1940
Medium: 
Metal, enamel, tintype, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/8 x 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 1 x 1.9 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: on paper inside locket: "I / cant give / you more / than my / heart"
Description: 
Heart-shaped metal locket; decorated on both sides in enamel with a white cross at the center, surrounded by 2 red circles and 2 leaf clusters, with light blue border studded with stars, ring finding at the top center; inside locket, right side has a piece of paper with handwritten inscription, opposite side has a tintype image of a hand.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Goodhue Livingston, 1951
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group