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Accession Number:
1.69.2718
Descriptions
pink, Diamond, yellow, gold
Names
locket
Subjects
scrolls, Cody, Kit Carson, buffalo
Date:
1876
Dimensions:
overall length: 2.5 in, width: 1.375 in
Inscription:
Front: WFC [engraved on back of locket:] Moses Kerngood/from Buffalo Bill/April 20th 1876 [on bar:] Moses Kerngood
Remarks:
Locket with bar pin. Heavy shield shaped locket of yellow gold with pink gold trim. On front is a 3 dimensional buffalo head of pink gold with white gold horns and diamond chip eyes. Above buffalo is a pink gold block with WFC monogram. Back of locket is pink gold engraved with scrolls and inscription. Back of locket opens with top hinge, contains two oval picture openings; the back one contains a photo of Kit Carson Cody with lightly pink tinted cheeks. Attached to top of locket with a heavy pink gold ring is a rectangular bar pin overlaid in pink gold and engraved. Gift from Buffalo Bill to Moses Kerngood shortly after Kit Cody's death

As of 04-19-2017 this object is on display in the Buffalo Bill Museum.
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