|Description||Lock of whitish hair in brass oval frame; inner circle of blue velvet and the hair is resting on a backing of black velvet under glass.|
|Material||hair ; textile (velvet) ; glass ; metal (brass)|
|Dimensions||H-5 W-3.75 inches|
|Owned||Mrs. J. F. Alger|
|Provenance||This is a lock of hair from Robert E. Lee sent by him to Mrs. J.F. Alger of St. Louis, Missouri for the benefit of the Southern Relief Fair, held by the Missouri Southern Relief Association in October 1866. She bequested it to her daughter, the donor.|
Lee, Robert E.
Alger, J. F., Mrs.
Southern Relief Society Fair
St. Louis, Missouri