Glove box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-17647

Description

Low and wide green leather box for containing gloves and stretcher. Brass clasp, border, and handle trim. Bottom of box has expandable sides for storing gloves. Interior is lined in purple satin and contains ivory glove stretchers, tongs whose tips expand by squeezing the handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

glove boxes
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
leather
Leather
Vegetable Ivory
BOX, GLOVE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

1 x 10.5 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.1807AB