Hand Mirror

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-6576

Description

Circular glass enclosed by conforming wood frame with string inlay; backed with brown velvet; shaped handle flares out with simple ogee curves terminating in pointed end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hand mirrors
mirrors
inlay (process)
mirrors
rosewood (wood)
velvet (fabric weave)
glass (material)
Rosewood
Velvet
Inlaid
Glass
MIRROR, HAND

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13.5 x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1360