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Calling Card Case

1934.1881 (RS219179)

Description

Wood calling card case with a hinged lid. Covered in tortoise shell and mother of pearl. Centralized painting of a church superimposed on the mother of pearl.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
hand-painted
mother of pearl
tortoise shell
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
Bone
card cases
Case, Card
Case, Personal
hand-painted
mother of pearl
tortoise shell
Dimensions
3 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.1881
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings
GUSN
37120

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