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Brooch

Description

Heart-shaped brooch with gold fittings, a silver border set with 13 diamonds, and a glass centre said to contain the hair of Prince Charles Edward Stuart given by him to Lady Mary Clark, 18th century

Museum reference

H.NGB 65

Object name

Brooch

Date

18th century

Materials

Gold, Silver, Diamond, Glass, Human hair

Physical description

Gold pin fastener and suspension loop; silver openwork border set with thirteen small diamonds; glass centre with two inset bands of light brown hair

Associations

Presenter: Charles Edward Stuart, Prince, 1720 - 1788
Previous owner: Mary, Lady Clark

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