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Lorgnette

Description

Ovoid-shaped eye glasses enclosed by tortoise shell rim; attached to tortoise shell handle, which flares outward at the end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
glass (material)
tortoise shell
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Glass
glass (material)
LORGNETTE
lorgnettes
Shell
tortoise shell
Dimensions
4.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1355
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6571

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