Writing Instrument Case

Description
Slender, seamed cylinder with hinged cap and two internal compartments connected to a flat-sided, hinged oval case by a loop of thick, brown, flat braided tape. Case fitted with internal cavity containing black wadding. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
case, writing instrument
Physical Description
copper (cases material)
wool (tape material)
cotton (wadding material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 8 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 20.6375 cm x 3.175 cm
place made
China
ID Number
1978.0939.030
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.030
subject
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 John Paul Remensnyder
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