The University of Texas at Austin
Woman’s mourning ring
Identifier: TMC_0103
Title: Woman’s mourning ring
Description: Side view of copper colored metal ring with a large circle framing an illustrated decoration under glass. Illustration depicts a mourning scene with a woman sitting by an urn on a pedestal under a weeping willow tree. Owned by Maria Brown Austin (Mrs. Moses Austin) in memory of her mother, Margaret Sharp Brown. Donated by Hally Bryan Perry.
State: Coahuila and Texas (Mexico)
Country: Mexico
Date: circa 1780-1820
Source: UT Texas Memorial Museum Collection
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights: Please contact the Briscoe Center for further information regarding the use of this material.
Box: R [Metric, Rm C 5.2]
Format: ring
Size: 2 cm x 1.6 cm
Related items: TMC_0006  
Other ID: TMM 331-8
Subject: Material culture--Texas--19th century