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Card case; dark tortoise shell with hinged top engraved, mother-of-pearl floral arrangement set in on each side, foundation of ivory, small silver plate on top engraved MCH.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, first half of 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

9.4 x 6.5 x 1.5 cm (3 11/16 x 2 9/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.302

Medium or Technique

Tortoise shell engraved, mother-of-pearl inlaid, ivory, brass colored metal, and velvet lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Boxes