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Object Name: Pendant (mourning)
Date: 1821-1825
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Medium: Gold, hair, glass, enamel
Dimensions: Overall: 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 2 in. ( 1 x 2.9 x 4.1 x 5.1 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
or: Europe
Description: Circular gold mourning pendant, mourning Maria Fraser and John Fraser, with two locks of hair coiled beneath glass covered oculus, with black enamel around glass, chased rose garland around outer edge, ring finding at the top, inscription on back.
Credit Line: Gift of Catherine R. B. Mackie
Object Number: INV.11947
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Marks: Engraved on reverse: "Maria Fraser / born July 10th, 1811. / died October 15th, 1818 / John Fraser / born June 24th, 1817 / died April 1st, 1821."

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This mourning pendant contains locks of hair from Maria Fraser (1811-1818) and John Fraser (1817-1821).