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Folding eyeglasses in two parts (glasses and case)

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Pair of small folding spring type pince nez glasses with oval frames, with leather case.

Provenance

Inherited from the donor's family; Gift to MFA September 20, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of John and Judith Avery

Pince Nez

American (Boston, MA), Late 19th to early 20th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 x 3 1/2 in. (5.1 x 8.9 cm)

Accession Number

2006.1425.1-2

Medium or Technique

Steel and glass glasses. Leather case.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes