View Larger Hair of Mary Eliza Angela Lewis Conrad

Description

Lock of straight brown hair, approximately 3/8" thick, tied in a circle with a small piece of fine string; contained in a folded piece of lined paper, on which is written in ink: "Angela Conrad's / hair."

Date

c. 1820-1839


Material/Technique

Hair, string, paper, ink


Dimensions

Overall (paper enclosure): 2 1/4 in. × 2 3/4 in. (5.72 cm × 6.99 cm)
Overall (lock of hair): 2 in. × 2 in. × 3/8 in. (5.08 cm × 5.08 cm × 0.95 cm)


Credit Line

Gift of Tudor Place Historic House and Gardens, 2016


Object Number

H-5419


Colors (Beta)


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