Spectacles and Case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and Accessories

Date

1970-1990

GUSN

GUSN-225486

Description

Brass alloy frame spectacles [.1] and case [.2]. Round tinted lenses, with thin, wrap-around wire. Navy blue leather hinged case. Blue velvet interior with a safety lip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

eyeglass cases
eyeglasses
glass (material)
brass (alloy)
leather
velvet (fabric weave)
Device, Vision
Eyeglasses
Spectacles
Spectacles

Inscription

"Montgomery-Frost Co./ BOSTON" (Embossed on safety lip)
"[illegible]OYDGE"

Additional Identification Number

2001.176AB

Maker

Montgomery-Frost-Llyod's Co. (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Personal Gear; Personal Assistive Artifacts

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.

Accession Number

2001.176.1-.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)