Mug Case

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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
date made
1877
place made
United Kingdom: England, Manchester, Manchester
place sold; place presented; place used
United Kingdom: England, Manchester, Manchester
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
ID Number
DL.61.1068B
catalog number
61.1068B
accession number
233749
Credit Line
Gift of Charles and Rosanna Batchelor Memorial, Inc.
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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