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Object Name Ring, Finger
Catalog Number 0985.04.00055f
Date 1861-1865
Description Ring with a metal basket design with a branches and flowers extending from a flowerpot, believed made of shell and gold, covering the top half of the ring. One of a set of jewelry carved from gutta percha and mussel shell.
Material Gutta percha/Shell/gold
Dimensions D-0.24 Dia-0.75 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate POWs
Made unidentified Confederate POWs
Provenance Ornaments made by prisoners of war at Rock Island Prison.
People unidentified Confederate POWs
Search Terms Rock Island Prison, Illinois
Subjects POW's
Prisoners of war
jewelry