Friday, March 15, 2013

1836 Mourning Locket Dedicated To The Memory Of A Child

This lovely locket is dedicated to the memory of 6-year-old Emily who died on Oct. 7, 1836.
The front features a weeping willow towering over a white-enameled tombstone with a small window -- in which is a lock of the Emily's hair. On the inside, ""De'd Oct. 7, 1836 - Ae 6 yrs."  is engraved. As found on Ebay.

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