Mug Case

Mug-shaped, gilt-stamped, dark red morocco leather fitted case. 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. Stores cann, DL*61.1068A.
Currently not on view
Object Name
case, cann
date made
Physical Description
leather (overall exterior material)
gold (gilt stamped decoration material)
silk (linings material)
brass (hardware material)
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
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Charles and Rosanna Batchelor Memorial, Inc.
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