Spectacles Case

Spectacles Case

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
box
date made
ca 1815 - 1820
place made
United States
United Kingdom: England
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
ID Number
DL.60.1737
catalog number
60.1737
accession number
200122
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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