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Locket Locket

Small locket with hair alleged to have been that of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, with Prince of Wales feathers in the centre

Slide, neck Slide, neck

Neck slide with hair inserted in a square, with a gold border on which is a crown and the letters "J.R.", and round it "GOD SAVE THE KING" , probably post 1715

Locket / miniature Locket / miniature

Locket consisting of an oval gold frame with a loop at the top containing a miniature of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, with four pieces of his hair gummed on the back

Finger ring Finger ring

Gold finger ring containing a lock of Prince Charles Edward Stuart's hair given by him to Alexander Stuart of Invernayle, with seed pearls once forming the initials "C.R."

Mask / face, false Mask / face, false

Face mask made of leather, roughly oval, worn with a wig by Alexander Peden, a covenanting minister, c. 1670s - 1680s

Wig Wig

Wig with a base of coarse knotted linen net to which the hair, now lacking on the crown, is attached, worn by Alexander Peden, a covenanting minister, c. 1670s - 1680s

Hair hygrometer Hair hygrometer

Hair hygrometer, circular dial above brass cylinder with human hair as hygroscopic element, to measure atmospheric humidity, in shaped mahogany case, by Haas and Hurter of London, c. 1790

Hygrometer, hair Hygrometer, hair

De Saussure hair hygrometer, in case, signed and made by T. and T. Blunt of London, 1790

Bracelet Bracelet

Bracelet of 15 square woven white hair beads, created from pinched sections of woven hair tubing, with 3 decorative metal beads set at regular intervals: European, mid 19th century.

Pendant brooch Pendant brooch

Circular, flat topped agate pendant brooch with diamond set into the centre, set in a gold beaded mount, with glazed compartment containing two samples of hair of different colours and engraved inscription on reverse: English, dated 26 January 1904

Flower spray Flower spray

Flower spray of brown hair

Necklet Necklet

Necklet of 20 circular woven white hair beads, created from pinched sections of woven hair tubing, with 4 enameled metal beads set at regular intervals: European, mid 19th century

Calligraphy brush Calligraphy brush

Calligraphy brush with hair tip: China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century AD

Armlet Armlet

Armlet of woven cane strips ornamented on exterior with red and black hair, and three rows of white coix lachrymae seeds: Assam, Angami Naga

Armlet Armlet

Armlet of woven cane strips ornamented on exterior with red and black hair, and three rows of white coix lachrymae seeds: Assam, Angami Naga

Dao Dao

Dao or all-purpose chopper with triangular iron blade, one face ornamented with rows of punched triangles, and wooden haft partly bound with red and yellow cane, with fringes of red hair attached at butt: Assam, Sema Naga

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