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Honorand: W. Bosson, American, 1773–1796

Mourning Ring

1796

Gold, glass, black enamel, hair

7/8 × 1/16 in. (2.22 × 0.24 cm, 3 g)
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
1940.547
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Jewelry
Provenance: 

Mrs. Leila A. Morgan, to 1940; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 1, p. 311, no. 532.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.