Card case

Object Number: 
1941.23
Date: 
1840-1880
Medium: 
Tortoise shell, mother of pearl, metal, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in. ( 9.2 x 7 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on top of lid, on rectangular metal plate: "Annie."
Description: 
Tortoise shell card case with mother of pearl inlay in a grape and vine design on both sides, the lid is hinged at the right side and has a metal clasp fastener on the left, the inside is lined with yellow wool felt.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group