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Ring (finger protector)

Object Number: 
INV.12363
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 1.3 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: on tag with ring: "Finger Protector / belonging to the / Misses Vaché & / given to their grand- / children (?) / I.V.G."
Description: 
Silver ring comprising 1 inch long oval vertical plaque attached to shank; could be sewing/embroidery accessory.
Gallery Label: 
The tag attached to the ring describes it as a "finger protector" that belonged to the donor's great-aunts, the Misses Vaché.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Isabella Vaché Cox
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group