Mug Case

Description
Mug-shaped, dark red morocco leather fitted case with gold stamped borders for cann, DL*61.1068A. Brass spring clasp on handle side and two brass hinges opposite. Left half of interior is lined with purple silk satin stamped in gold "ARNOLD & LEWIS / LATE / I. SIMMONS / 7 ST. ANN'S SQ. / MANCHESTER" and the right half with matching purple silk velvet.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
case
case, cann
date made
1877
Physical Description
leather (overall exterior material)
gold (gilt stamped decoration material)
silk (linings material)
brass (hardware material)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/4 in x 5 7/8 in x 4 in; 14.605 cm x 14.9225 cm x 10.16 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, Manchester, Manchester
place sold; place presented; place used
United Kingdom: England, Manchester, Manchester
ID Number
DL*61.1068B
catalog number
61.1068B
accession number
233749
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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