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Card Case With Pencil, 19th century

This is a Card Case with Pencil. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1916. Its medium is shaped tortoiseshell, ivory, metal; wood and graphite (pencil). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Georgina Schuyler and Louisa L. Schuyler. It is credited Gift of Georgina and Louisa L. Schuyler.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 0.7 x 5.3 x 9.5 cm (1/4 x 2 1/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Card Case With Pencil, 19th century; shaped tortoiseshell, ivory, metal; wood and graphite (pencil); H x W x D: 0.7 x 5.3 x 9.5 cm (1/4 x 2 1/16 x 3 3/4 in.); Gift of Georgina and Louisa L. Schuyler; 1916-29-56

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