Lorgnette

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1899

GUSN

GUSN-6571

Description

Ovoid-shaped eye glasses enclosed by tortoise shell rim; attached to tortoise shell handle, which flares outward at the end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lorgnettes
accessories
glass (material)
tortoise shell
Shell
Glass
LORGNETTE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

4.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1355