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Object Name LOCKET
Catalog Number 0985.03.00011
Description Round crystal locket trimmed in gold. The crystal contains a lock of Robert E. Lee's hair. The outer edge of the trim is engraved "ROBERT E. LEE." This lockets is stored in a blue velvet lined Bailey, Banks, and Biddle box with an identical crystal locket containing "Stonewall" Jackson's hair (0985.3.12).
Material hair (human)/Metal/Gold/Glass (crystal)
Dimensions H-1 inches
Made Bailey, Banks, and Biddle Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Provenance Locket containing hair of Robert E. Lee.
People Lee, Robert E.
Subjects hair
jewelry
mourning (tentative)