Mourning Brooch for Mary Pierce
Clothing & Personal Accessories
gold, glass, human hair
Litchfield Historical Society
1 5/8" long x 1 3/8" wide
Oval mourning hair brooch, gold with twisted rope decoration, oval glass mount, gray woven hair, engraved on back" Mary Pierce/ June 22d 1863" Given to Mrs. Davis (Lucy Strong) from Mrs. Asa Gray (Jane Loring Gray), niece of Mary Pierce, after her death in 1863. Mrs. Davis was a life long friend of Mary Pierce.
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