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Portfolio

Object Number: 
INV.8766
Date: 
1900-1940
Medium: 
Leather, metal, cloth, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 5/8 x 9 1/2 x 1 1/8 in. ( 32.1 x 24.1 x 2.9 cm )
Marks: 
written: on paper: "Gift of John [?] Mac B. Davidson to Mr. & Mrs. E. E. Olcott. This portfolio was a gift to Mr. & Mrs. Eben [?] t. Olcott (parents of the donor to the Society) from John Mc B Davidson. Gift of A. V. S. Olcott, Oct. 15, 1949."
Description: 
Blue leather bound portfolio with elaborate metal, probably gold-plated cover with applied carved and engraved feather-inspired decoration; inside of portfolio lined with beige moire satin and unfolds to expose plain paper and an expanding folder.
Gallery Label: 
This portfolio was a gift to Mr. and Mrs. Eben E. Olcott (parents of the donor) from John Mc B. Davidson.
Credit Line: 
Gift of A. V. S. Olcott, Oct. 15, 1949
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group