Eyeglasses Case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1900-1999

GUSN

GUSN-12728

Description

Tan leather case formed in two parts. Top sides over bottom. Rectanguloid with rounded corners. Top front has tooled and painted bust of an Indian chief, in profile, wearing a feathered headdress and his hair in pigtails at the front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

eyeglass cases
accessories
leather
painting (coating)
tooling
busts (figures)
Native American
Leather
Tooled
Painted
Bust
Native Americans
CASE, EYEGLASSES

Inscription

Written on the top left corner is: Concord, N.H.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

0.75 x 3 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1832

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