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Book Jacket

1971.1333 (RS118098)

Description

Embossed leather has all over diamond and flower motif with border of fish-like figures; front has central shield, opens to embossed leather sleeves with shell-like pattern, satin lining and leather strip with tassel as a bookmark.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Inscriptions
Marked ""Made in Italy.""
Location of origin
Italy
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
embossing
leather
satin
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
book jackets
Diamond
Embossed
embossing
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fish
Fish
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
JACKET, BOOK
leather
Leather
lozenges
Satin
satin
Shield
shields (motifs)
Dimensions
13.375 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1333
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6542

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