Card case

Object Number: 
1955.162a-f
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Ivory, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 x 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 7.6 x 1.3 cm )
Marks: 
printed: across center of cards: "Mrs. John Rogers / New Canaan, / Connecticut."
Description: 
Ivory card case with calling cards; both sides of the case and lid have arabesque shaped medallions with carving of Asian village scenes in relief.
Gallery Label: 
Mrs. John Rogers, Sr. (Sarah Ellen Derby) (1805-1877) married John Rogers, a Boston merchant. She was the mother of John Rogers, Jr., the genre sculptor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Katherine R. Rogers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group