Mourning Ring for Clarissa Champion



Object ID:
2005-21-1
Category:
Clothing & Personal Accessories
Medium:
gold, glass, hair
Date:
1801
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Size:
3/4" diameter x 7/8" height
Description:
Gold ring with large oval face. Brown hair braided under glass. In gold on reverse side of glass "CC" in overlappin script letters. Engraved on back "Sacred to the/memory of Miss Clarissa/Champion Obt. Oct 22, 1801/At 16 years 7 months/22 days"

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