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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Jewellery, Rooms 91, The William and Judith Bollinger Gallery

Locket

ca. 1860-1870 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

The compartment at the back of this locket could have held a lock of a loved one's hair or a portrait.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Gold enamelled in black and set with pearls
Brief Description
Locket, gold, enamelled in black, set with pearls, ca. 1860-1870
Physical Description
Gold locket criss-crossed design enamelled in black and set with pearls, ca. 1860-1870.
Dimensions
  • Length: 3.1cm
  • Width: 2.1cm
  • Depth: 1cm
Credit line
Cory Bequest
Summary
The compartment at the back of this locket could have held a lock of a loved one's hair or a portrait.
Collection
Accession Number
M.148-1951

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record createdFebruary 9, 2006
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