Memento mori is Latin for “remember that you have to die”. This is the medieval Latin Christian theory and practice of reflection on mortality. To this end the Vic- torians took to creating artworks from the hair of thier deceased loved ones. This example is an extremely large and intricately woven beautiful wreath of human hair housed in a deep shadow box that is crowned with an ornately carved finial. The wreath features multicoloured hair that forms a circular boquet of flowers each tipped with silver finished beads. 27 in. x 30 in. to the top of the finial x 4.5 in. deep Condition: very good solid condition. Two small cracks in the glass that do not de- tract from display. Domestic: Flat-rate of $135.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.Location: This item ships from California
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