Card case wrapped in document

Object Number: 
ca. 1835
Tortoise shell, metal, velvet
Overall: 4 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 1/2 in. ( 10.5 x 7.9 x 1.3 cm )
Tortoise shell card case with side-hinged lid, clasp closure on the side, metal inlay edging and X design on both sides, lined with powder pink velvet.
Gallery Label: 
Sarah Ellen Derby Rogers (1805-1877) was born into a merchant family from Salem. She married John Rogers, a Boston merchant, and was the mother of John Rogers Jr., the genre sculptor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Rogers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group