1972.0068 Mourning Ring
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Ring (finger) (Mourning ring)

  • Category:

    Jewelry

  • Place of Origin:

    Probably Boston, Probably Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1779

  • Materials:

    Gilt copper; Enamel on copper; Diamond; Hair; Crystal; Wax; Silver

  • Museum Object Number:

    1972.0068


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1972.0068

Object Name

Ring (finger) (Mourning ring)

Category

Jewelry

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Mrs. George L. Batchelder

Place of Origin

Probably Boston, Probably Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1779

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Finger band, exterior; "HENRY COMRIN LLOYD O B: 13 JULY 1779 AE: 6 Y" gold letters in white enamel ground

Materials

Gilt copper; Enamel on copper; Diamond; Hair; Crystal; Wax; Silver

Dimensions (inches)

0.81 (H) , 0.81 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

2.06 (H) , 2.06 (W)

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Swan, Susan Burrows. 1977 Plain & Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850.
Published: p. 182, 183, fig. 103
[Book] Fales, Martha Gandy. 1995 Jewelry in America, 1600-1800.
Similar objects; p.101 and p. 104