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Eyeglasses Case

1971.1832 (RS118423)

Description

Tan leather case formed in two parts. Top sides over bottom. Rectanguloid with rounded corners. Top front has tooled and painted bust of an Indian chief, in profile, wearing a feathered headdress and his hair in pigtails at the front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1999
Inscriptions
Written on the top left corner is: Concord, N.H.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
leather
painting (coating)
tooling
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Bust
busts (figures)
CASE, EYEGLASSES
eyeglass cases
Leather
leather
Native American
Native Americans
Painted
painting (coating)
Tooled
tooling
Dimensions
0.75 x 3 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1832
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12728

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