San Jancinto Museum of History

PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
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  • BROOCH

  • CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 1 1/4"H x 1 3/8"W
  • DATE MADE:

Description

Brooch. Gold brooch with light brown braided hair mounted under glass front. Gold surround decorated with leaf design. Back has safety c-clasp.


Provenance

Belonged to Mrs. Polena Miller, wife of William H. Miller, veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto. Also worn by their daughter, Zilla Miller, the donor's great grandmother. Zilla Miller married Frederick L. Houston, the nephew of Gen. Sam Houston.

  • ASSOCIATED VETERAN: Miller, William H.
  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Miller, Polena and Zilla Miller and Frederick L. Houston
  • CREDIT LINE: Lynch, Mrs. Oscar


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