Card Case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-27677

Description

Embossed leather with silvered/ombre'd finish; scalloped and punched at sides; two pockets; blue silk ribbon woven at both sides; open side-by-side style.

Details

Descriptive Terms

card cases
accessories
embossing
stitching
leather
festoon (motif)
Women's personal gear
Leather
Embossed
Hand Stitched
Garland
CASE, CARD

Inscription

On note card in interior: ""Fancy leather card case, stamped leather with blue ribbon binding. Apparently a home made affair, formerly of Miss Ellen A. Robbins of Lexington, about 1850."" (On back): ""Gift of Miss Ellen A. Robbins Stone of Lexington. From the old Stephen Robbins homestead in East Lexington.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

2.75 x 1.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.908