The University of Texas at Austin
Identifier: TMC_0001
Title: Brooch
Description: Copper colored metal brooch has a pointed oval shape and a glass top covering an enclosed lock of brown hair. The rim on the front has blue enamel paint with gold trim and six white circles in gold squares at regular intervals (at each side, two on top and two on bottom). The pin fastens in back with a latch. Brooch contains hair of Maria Brown (Mrs. Moses) Austin.
State: Texas
Country: Mexico; Republic of Texas; United States
Date: circa 1824-1851
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: R [Metric, Rm C 5.2]
Format: Brooches
Size: 3.2 cm x 2 cm
Other ID: TMM 331-9
Subject: Texas--History--Republic, 1836-1846