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Object Name Ring, Finger
Catalog Number 0985.04.00055e
Date 1861-1865
Description Ring, flat on the top with a shell rectangle with a heart shape in the center. One of a set of jewelry carved from gutta percha and mussel shell.
Material gutta percha/shell
Dimensions D-0.2 Dia-0.75 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate POWs
Made unidentified Confederate POWs
Provenance Ornaments made by prisoners of war ar Rock Island Prison.
People unidentified Confederate POWs
Search Terms Rock Island Prison, Illinois
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
jewelry