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Object Name PIN
Catalog Number 0985.03.00010
Description Anchor pin made of hair, brass, and gold.
Material hair (human) ; metal
Dimensions H-1.5 inches
Owned Cora Semmes Ranlett
Provenance Small anchor pin made with the hair of Confederate Admiral Raphael Semmes. Possibly used as a mourning pin. Owned by his niece, Cora Semmes Ranlett.
People Semmes, Raphael
Ranlett, Cora Semmes
Search Terms Confederate States Navy
Subjects hair
mourning (tentative)