Spectacles and case

Object Number: 
1944.157a-c
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Silver, glass, papier-mâché
Dimensions: 
Case: 5 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. ( 13.7 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm ) Overall (spectacles closed): 1 1/8 x 4 5/8 x 7/8 in. (2.9 x 11.7
Description: 
Spectacles with silver frame, oval colorless glass lenses, wide "C" bridge, and temples with turnpin and elongated loop at end; in lozenge shaped brown paper-mâché case with slide-on lid.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Harry Arnold Day
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group