Sunglasses (Aviator model)

about 1950–80
Ray-Ban, Inc. (1937–1999)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 2 3/16 x 5 13/16 in., 2.1 cm (5.5 x 14.7 cm, 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2007.324

Medium or Technique

Glass, brass wire, plastic

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Personal accessories

Markings

Carrying case marked in a circle: "BAUSCH & LOMB / Ray-Ban / R / IMPACT RESISTANT LENSES"

Glasses inscribed "Ray-Ban" in white script on outside of right lens.

Provenance

Private collector; given by collector to Priscilla Cunningham, Hampton Bays, NY; given by Cunningham to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 25, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Priscilla Cunningham in honor of her father, Charles Crehore Cunningham