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Sunglasses in two parts (glasses and case)

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Pair of tinted oval glass pince nez eyeglasses with high curved bridge in silvered metal.

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), early 20th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Height x width: 1 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (3.8 x 9.5 cm)

Accession Number

2006.1426.1-2

Medium or Technique

Metal, glass, and leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes