Lorgnette

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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