Scissors case

English
19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

9.5 x 4.2 x 2.1 cm (3 3/4 x 1 5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1354

Medium or Technique

Leather, steel, ivory, and wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

A shagreen scissors case with hinged top, interior compartmented, containing a pair of scissors, one small spoon, pair of tweezers with file on one end, short orange wood stick, double bladed ivory letter opener (?).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes