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Description

Brown tooled leather portfolio that has a silver-colored square lock plate at the front, center. On the right side, a flap folds over to close the portfolio. The flap has a scalloped edge and at the center it is silver plated, completing the escutcheon. Elaborately tooled design has scrolled corners with leafy diapers; with an overall floral motif in the center. The same design is repeated on the back. Inside, there are accordian flaps on the sides with figured yellow paper lining. The center has white note paper held to the portfolio with string. It has a figured yellow paper cover.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
leather
lining (process)
paper (fiber product)
plate (material)
silver (metal)
string (fiber product)
tooling
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Diaper
diaper (textile material)
diaper patterns
Floral
floral patterns
Leather
leather
Lined
lining (process)
paper (fiber product)
plate (material)
PORTFOLIO
portfolios (containers)
Scalloped
scalloping
Silver
silver (metal)
String
string (fiber product)
Tooled
tooling
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
0.75 x 9.5 x 10.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1534
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12248

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