Book Jacket

Date

1900-1991

GUSN

GUSN-6542

Description

Embossed leather has all over diamond and flower motif with border of fish-like figures; front has central shield, opens to embossed leather sleeves with shell-like pattern, satin lining and leather strip with tassel as a bookmark.

Details

Descriptive Terms

book jackets
embossing
leather
satin
lozenges
figure- and animal-derived motifs
fish
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
shields (motifs)
Leather
Embossed
Satin
Shield
Fish
Diamond
Flower
JACKET, BOOK

Inscription

Marked ""Made in Italy.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

13.375 x 9 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1333