Card case

Object Number: 
1941.22
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Tortoise shell, metal, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 1/2 in. ( 9.2 x 6.7 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center front: "Mrs. Mills."
Description: 
Rectangular tortoise shell card case with straight line of piqué border around all the edges, the lid has a hinge on the right side and a metal clasp fastener on the left, the inside is lined with red silk, the center of the front has an inscription on a rectangular metal plate.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group