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Brooch (USA), ca. 1850–70

This is a Brooch. It is dated ca. 1850–70 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is hair (human), gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Miss Elizabeth Haynes. It is credited Gift of Elizabeth Haynes.

Its dimensions are

3 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm (1 3/16 x 1 x 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Unmarked.

Cite this object as

Brooch (USA), ca. 1850–70; hair (human), gold; 3 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm (1 3/16 x 1 x 1/8 in.); Gift of Elizabeth Haynes; 1986-105-4

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