Card case

Object Number: 
INV.14210ab
Date: 
1850-1875
Medium: 
Ivory, silk, paper, lead
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in. ( 9.8 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Ivory card case with red velvet spine, one side has a floral design set in relief inside a medallion; a pencil runs through three white moiré loops to keep the case closed; the inside is lined with white moiré, one side has a compartment with accordioned sides, the other side has a pocketbook/calendar.
Gallery Label: 
This card case once belonged to Susie A. Scott (1858-1942), who married Bolton Hall, the son of Rev. Dr. John Hall. Susie Scott was the donor's mother.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Gerard Post Herrick
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group