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May 16, 2012

Locket with hairwork

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Locket with hairwork

Gold locket with hairwork dating to the late nineteenth century.  The locket encloses strands of braided human hair behind the glass surface covering its front.  A light green cloth ribbon has been looped around a ring attached to the locket’s top.

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