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Antique 19th Century Woven Hair Art Mourning Brooch or Pin Engraved 'Mother'
A good late Georgian or Victorian memorial hair art brooch. Comprised of an interlocking double looped knot of woven hair mounted with a central scroll-shaped cartouche engraved with the dedication that reads "Mother" and mounted on a gold-filled pin back. In the Georgian and Victorian eras, woven hair art was used to memorialize a departed loved one or given as a keepsake memorial for a loved one in their absence. This looped knot is reminiscent of a Nautical square knot that binds and holds things together - likely a metaphor for the Mother's strength and the intimate bonds that she creates. Length: ca. 46 mm Items purchased from this dealer must delight you. Purchases may be returned for any reason for a period of 7 days.
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- Place of OriginUnknown
- Date of Manufacture19th Century
- Condition DetailsWith a small tear in the hair at the joint of the pin back (on the c clasp side) and some signs of light wear consistent with age
- WearWear consistent with age and use.
- DimensionsW 0.87 in. x D 1.82 in.W 22 mm x D 46 mm
- Length1.82 in. (46 mm)
- Weight1.8 g
- Seller LocationPhiladelphia, PA
- Reference NumberLU84937182591
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