Finger-ring; hoop of dark brown and red fibre (horsehair ?) wound round a base and interwoven with horizontal white fibres to form the legend JESUS WEPT in white.
- Made in: England
- (Europe,British Isles,England)
- Diameter: 0.74 inches
Inscription ContentJESUS WEPT
Fopr similar rings with French inscriptions given to the Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires in 1901 and described as horsehair, see M. Poulenc and A-M. Margerie, 'Les Bijoux Traditionnels Français', Paris 1998, cat.nos. 318-320.
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCN4355
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