Pen Wiper

Collection Type

  • textiles

Date

1850-1874

GUSN

GUSN-72605

Description

Blk, red; rectangular hlder, revrse crve sides; inlaid acanth mtf; brush

Details

Descriptive Terms

blotters (writing equipment)
brass (alloy)
bristle
tortoise shell
acanthus (motif)
Shell
Brass
Bristle
Acanthus
WIPER, PEN

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

A. Girout & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Dimensions

2.675 x 2.375 x 3.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.3142