Case: w/2 embroidered compartments

Object Number: 
INV.11348
Date: 
1840-1900
Medium: 
Leather, metal, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 3/8 in. ( 15.6 x 8.6 x 1 cm )
Description: 
Brown leather card case with metal frame and clasp closure, tooled medallion and floral design bordering both sides, the inside is vertically oriented, lined with red leather, each side is made of aqua blue satin compartments which are secured with accordioned sides half way up the metal frame but extend nearly to the top, the satin is embroidered with black boteh and flowers in silk floss and metallic beading.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Thomas S. Constantine, 1943
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group