Calling Card Case

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1867-1933

GUSN

GUSN-6569

Description

"Japanned" high relief decoration in metallic powders on a two-part ivory case.

Details

Descriptive Terms

card cases
accessories
ivory (tooth component)
japanning
wood (plant material)
Vegetable Ivory
Japanned
CASE, CARD

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Far East

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

2.125 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1354.1AB