Stamp Case

Stamp Case

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Description
Slim, rectangular, hinged case with identical, repousse chased covers featuring an asymmetrical, ruffled shell reserve at center and smaller triple-ruffled shells at sides surrounded by fruits, flowers and C scrolls. Retainer band fixed lengthwise inside one cover; small wire attached along hinge. Snap closure with pin. Inside front of back cover struck incuse to left of closure "STERLING" in roman letters. No other marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
case, stamp
date made
1890 - 1910
place made
United States
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in x 3 7/8 in;.635 cm x 3.4925 cm x 9.8425 cm
ID Number
DL.60.1856
catalog number
60.1856
accession number
200122
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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