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Spectacle Case (China), 19th century

This is a Spectacle case. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is canvas, silk, glass bead and its technique is embroidered in tent stitch. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 41 x 7.5 cm (16 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Spectacle Case (China), 19th century; canvas, silk, glass bead; H x W: 41 x 7.5 cm (16 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.); 1939-37-18

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