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Lorgnette

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Tortoise-shell lorgnette; frame of lenses and top of handle dark shell lower part of handle light shell with open-work carved vine design.

Provenance

Formerly property of Miss Elizabeth B. Ely of Boston.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard W. Meade

French, Second half 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

27.7 x 3.5 x 1.3 cm (10 7/8 x 1 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.551

Medium or Technique

Carved tortoiseshell

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes