Skip to content

Search Collections

Calling Card case

1995.439 (RS219158)

Description

Wood calling card case covered with tortoise shell. Metal button releases latch to open hinged lid. Case is lined with fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
"A. G. Norton" (Engraved)
Material
tortoise shell
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
card cases
Case, Card
Case, Personal
Shell
tortoise shell
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 5 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.439
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10682

Comments