Writing Instrument Case

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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
case, writing instrument
Physical Description
copper (cases material)
wool (tape material)
cotton (wadding material)
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
ID Number
accession number
catalog 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 John Paul Remensnyder
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