Hair of Mary Tudor in a Gold Locket; Engraved on the back: ‘Hair of Mary Tudor Queen of France cut from her head Sep 6 1784 when her tomb at St Edmundsbury was opened H[orace].W[alpole].’ From collection of Horace Walpole, Strawberry Hill.
Reliquary Bust of Saint Yrieix, second quarter of 13th century France, Limousin, Church of Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche Gilded silver, rock crystal, gems, glass, originally over walnut core with silver leaf and gesso on interior
Fayum mummy portrait, 2nd century. Mummy portraits were portraits painted on flat panels of wood and depicted the people who were mummified. The arid climate of Egypt has preserved the vivid color of many of the portraits.