Card or Cigarette Case

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1868-1933

GUSN

GUSN-12733

Description

Rectangular card case covered with red leather on the front and back, and tooled in a diamond pattern. The frame is a brass-colored metal with inscribed scrolls. Inside, on the front and back are a half-flap or pocket of corresponding leather, lined with burgundy fabric.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cases (containers)
accessories
cloth
leather
metal
tooling
lozenges
scrolls (motifs)
Leather
Unidentified Metal
Tooled
Diamond
Scroll
Synthetic Fabric
CASE

Inscription

The front has an imprinted gold ""M"" at the center.

Pattern

Diamond

Associated Building

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

Maker

Bailey & C.B. (?) (Maker)

Location of Origin

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

0.75 x 5.5 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1837

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)