Ring (finger) (Mourning ring)

  • Category:

    Jewelry

  • Place of Origin:

    United States, North America

  • Materials:

    Gold; Jet; Hair; Crystal

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.0568


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1959.0568

Object Name

Ring (finger) (Mourning ring)

Category

Jewelry

Credit Line/Donor

Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

United States, North America

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Ring interior; "S M D P/ Nov. 27 - 1828" engraved under stone

Materials

Gold; Jet; Hair; Crystal

Dimensions (inches)

0.68 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

1.74 (Diam)

Measurement Notes

Diam: given of inside.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Fales, Martha Gandy. 1995 Jewelry in America, 1600-1800.
Similar objects; p.101 and p. 104