Genuine tintype (ca. from the Andrew Daneman collection of American Tintypes (photographer unidentified). Can you guess why they are facing backward? Answer: They are facing backward because the photograph was taken to document ladies hairstyles!
Where Mourning Meets Art: Crowning Glory. I know nothing about this other than the fact that it is made entirely from the deceased persons hair. This might be one of the most intricate and complicated pieces of mourning hair art I have seen.