Mourning Brooch for Mary Pierce



Accession #:
1912-15-0
Category:
Clothing & Personal Accessories
Medium:
gold, glass, human hair
Date:
1863
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, CT
Size:
1 5/8" long x 1 3/8" wide
Description:
Oval mourning hair brooch, gold with twisted rope decoration, oval glass mount, gray woven hair, engraved on back" Mary Pierce/ June 22d 1863" Given to Mrs. Davis (Lucy Strong) from Mrs. Asa Gray (Jane Loring Gray), niece of Mary Pierce, after her death in 1863. Mrs. Davis was a life long friend of Mary Pierce.

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