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Sunglasses in two parts (glasses and case)

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Tinted sunglasses with round silver frames and curved wire temples. Leather case. Labeled: "Lloyd Mansfield Co./ Corner of Winter and Tremont Streets entrance/ 47 Winter - 129 Tremont/ Boston."


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

Credit Line

Gift of John and Judith Avery

American (Boston, MA), early 20th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts


Height x width: 1 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (3.8 x 12.1 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Metal, glass and leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts