MOURNING HAIR BROOCH, ID’D AND DATED 1850

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Item Code: 819-75

Beautiful black and gold framed brooch has woven hair under the glass. Hair is two different shades, meaning the hair of the one who passed is woven with the hair of the wearer of the brooch. Original pin and hook are present on reverse and fully function. Reverse is engraved with, “OLIVER COWLS / DIED APRIL 1, 1850 / AGED 84 YEARS”. Brooch measures approx. 1 3/8” x 1 ¾”.

Family history accompanies the brooch, which shows that Oliver Cowls lived from October 27, 1765 – April 1, 1850 in Amherst, MA.  [sm]

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