Unidentified mother of pearl backing or lid

Object Number: 
Z.914
Date: 
1850-1940
Medium: 
Mother of pearl, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/8 x 3 x 2 3/8 in. ( 0.3 x 7.6 x 6 cm )
Description: 
Unidentified rectangular mother of pearl lid-shaped object with sheet metal trim.
Gallery Label: 
According to a note written on the paper wrapper in which this and other objects were found, it is a relic collected by Herbert D. Halsey, and was donated in 1941.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Herbert D. Halsey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group