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Spectacles

Spectacles
Title
Spectacles
Date 
1870-1900
Medium 
Silver, glass, steel, cork
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 4 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 4.4 x 10.5 x 0.6 cm )
Description 
Pince-nez with silver rims and colorless oval glass lenses; cork-faced steel and hard rubber(?) nose guards; loop below one lens for attaching ribbon or chain.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1941.1060
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this pince-nez came from a home in Pennsylvania.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group