Overall: 4 1/2 x 3 x 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 7.6 x 1.3 cm )
printed: across center of cards: "Mrs. John Rogers / New Canaan, / Connecticut."
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.
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.
Gift of Miss Katherine R. Rogers
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