Calling Card case

Collection Type

  • Household Accessories

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-10682

Description

Wood calling card case covered with tortoise shell. Metal button releases latch to open hinged lid. Case is lined with fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

card cases
accessories
tortoise shell
wood (plant material)
Case, Personal
Case, Card
Shell
Case, Card

Inscription

"A. G. Norton" (Engraved)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 5 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.439