Spectacles Case


Oblong case with flat, snap-closure, hinged lid engraved "F.A.W." in flecked script. Die-stamped band of tripartite leaves in pointed arches applied at sides. Plain, flat bottom. Interior of lid and case lined with blue velvet. No marks.

Date Made: ca 1815 - 1820

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesUnited Kingdom: England

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Credit Line: Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.1737Catalog Number: 60.1737Accession Number: 200122

Object Name: box

Physical Description: silver (overall material)velvet, silk (lining material)Measurements: overall: 3/4 in x 6 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 1.905 cm x 15.5575 cm x 3.4925 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-0bb3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_312423

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