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Glove box

1998.1807AB (RS24373)

Description

Low and wide green leather box for containing gloves and stretcher. Brass clasp, border, and handle trim. Bottom of box has expandable sides for storing gloves. Interior is lined in purple satin and contains ivory glove stretchers, tongs whose tips expand by squeezing the handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ivory (tooth component)
leather
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
BOX, GLOVE
glove boxes
ivory (tooth component)
leather
Leather
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
1 x 10.5 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1807AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17647

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