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Sentimental (or mourning) hair bracelet with an ambrotype of a bearded gentleman
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Oct 19, 2010, #2226, Lot 74)
Slightly smaller than a sixteenth-plate, in a swivel setting with woven hair on the flip side; framed in an electroplated gold or brass vine and leaf design hinged by connectors, each showing delicate filigree work; the band comprised of 4 ropes consisting of finely braided strands of hair, slightly unraveled at bottom center.