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Spectacles

Object Number: 
1941.1060
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Silver, glass, steel, cork
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 10.5 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Pince-nez with silver rims and colorless oval glass lenses; cork-faced steel and hard rubber(?) nose guards; loop below one lens for attaching ribbon or chain.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this pince-nez came from a home in Pennsylvania.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group