Opera Glasses and Case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1871-1890

GUSN

GUSN-103656

Description

Mother of pearl and brass opera glasses [.1] with a leather fitted case [.2] lined in blue satin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

opera glasses
cases (containers)
brass (alloy)
mother of pearl
leather
Device, Vision
Glass, Opera
Glass, Opera

Inscription

Glasses: "L.KIMBALL.SON / HAVERHILL" Case: "L. KIMBALL & SON / HAVERHILL" (Engraved and embossed)

Additional Identification Number

3384
2008.30AB

Maker

L. Kimball & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Haverhill, MA (origin/use)

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts

Dimensions

2 x 3 3/4 x 1 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Sandra D. Carpenter

Accession Number

2008.30.1-.2