Mourning Ring for Mary Brainerd


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Object ID:
1941-01-14a
Category:
Clothing & Personal Accessories
Medium:
gold, glass, hair
Date:
1806
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Description:
Round ring with chipped edges and smooth interior to hold woven hair, square gold bezel with "MB" on it and space to tie hair underneath. Ring belonged to Clarissa Deming Perkins who was a classmate and friend of Mary Brainerd.

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