Gold brooch and memento mori, Europe, 1701-1900

Made:
1701-1900 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Gold brooch, a memento mori set with garnets and pearls with plaited hair in the centre

Details

Category:
Wellcome (general)
Object Number:
A71928
Materials:
garnet, glass, gold, ? material, hair and pearl
type:
human remains
taxonomy:
  • human remains
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
  • pin - jewelry
credit:
Knight, Frank and Rutley