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American Decorative Arts

Spectacles case

1800–1850

Papier mache, leather, velvet, mother-of-pearl

1 3/8 × 5/8 × 6 1/4in. (3.493 × 1.588 × 15.875 cm)
Gift of Carl R. Kossack, B.S. 1931, M.A. 1933
1985.84.187.2
Geography: 
Made in United States
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Other
Provenance: 

Carl. R. Kossack; gift 1985 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 50.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.