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Seal Fob

Seal Fob

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Description
Gilt-metal mounted seal fob with an oval cameo matrix or die depicting a classical profile bust of a woman, facing right, with a garland of flowers in her upswept hair and her shoulders covered in drapery; black on white stone. Looped omega-shaped hanger. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
fob, seal
date made
1850-1900
place made
United States
Physical Description
onyx (matrix or die material)
metal, gilt (mount material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 in; 2.2225 cm x 2.8575 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
DL.220760.009
accession number
220760
catalog number
220760.009
Credit Line
Gift of The Heirs of William and Dennis Ramsay
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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