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Object Name Ring, Finger
Catalog Number 1941.1.4
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Bronze/Pearl
Dimensions H-1 Dia-0.875 inches
Description This ring has a mother-of-pearl mounted in a bronze wire band. Two holes are drilled through the peal for the wire. The bronze wire is held together with wrapped wire loops.

Notes Family tradition says that this ring was recovered from a Southern battlefield during the Civil War.
Collection Mrs. N.T. Brandenburg Collection
Event Civil War
Subjects Jewelry
Civil wars
Search Terms Civil War
American Civil War
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS