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Card case in case

Card case in case
Title
Card case in case
Date 
1860-1870
Medium 
Silver, gold, leather, satin, velvet
Dimensions 
Overall (card case): 3 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 1/4 in. (9.5 x 6 x 0.6 cm) Case: 4 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 5/8 in. (11.1 x 8.6 x 1.6 cm)
Description 
Silver and gold filigree card case in a leather case; rectangular body, rectangular, slip of lid of foliate scroll filigree loops, square case with a rectangular bezel, both decorated with foliate scroll filigree loops; applied reserves in the centers of the body, a shield and a circle; filigree looped sides; no maker's marks; rectangular red leather case lined with white satin and black velvet.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Isabel M. Smith
Object Number 
1950.43a-d
Gallery Label 
This card case belonged to the donor's aunt, Estelle Smith.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group