human hair; finger ring; human remains

Made:
1709

Metal memento mori finger ring, set with a large square transparent stone which contains a skull on a hair background with a red and gold border, engraved inscription inside band, 1709

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Details

Category:
Wellcome (general)
Object Number:
A641568
Materials:
enamel, fabric, gold, ? material, hair, mineral, pinchbeck, ? material
type:
human remains
taxonomy:
  • human remains
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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