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case, glasses

case, glasses

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Currently not on view
Object Name
Case, Glasses
Date made
1700-1775
associated dates
1799 / 1799
presenter; user
Washington, George
recipient; user
Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier Marquis de Lafayette
transfer
U.S. Department of State
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
textile, velvet (overall material)
textile, satin (overall material)
red (overall color)
gold (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements
average spatial: 2.2 cm x 15.5 cm x 10.5 cm; 7/8 in x 6 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in
ID Number
PL.031821.b
accession number
067435
catalog number
031821.b
subject
Diplomacy
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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