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Card or Cigarette Case

1971.1837 (RS118428)

Description

Rectangular card case covered with red leather on the front and back, and tooled in a diamond pattern. The frame is a brass-colored metal with inscribed scrolls. Inside, on the front and back are a half-flap or pocket of corresponding leather, lined with burgundy fabric.

Details

Maker
Bailey & C.B. (?) (Maker)
Date
1868-1933
Inscriptions
The front has an imprinted gold ""M"" at the center.
Location of origin
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
cloth
leather
metal
tooling
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
CASE
cases (containers)
cloth
Diamond
Leather
leather
lozenges
metal
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Synthetic Fabric
Tooled
tooling
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
0.75 x 5.5 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1837
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12733

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Diamond

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