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Object Name Charm
Object Number 1878.4.1
Collection Lucy Webb Hayes
Description black celluloid or gutta perca; leaf-shaped; one side has a molded lion on it and the other side has the words: "ATTAR" and "SENALCIO"; hole through the top with a red ribbon through it
Dimensions W-0.787 L-1.614 D-0.394 inches
Material Celluloid/gutta percha
Provenance provenance is written on an "Executive Mansion Washington" card and reads: "Charm presented to Mrs. Hayes by a Turk who recognized her in the crowd at the Depot on her arrival at Milwaukee, Sept. 12, 1878."
Search Terms Turkish
Milwaukee
Executive Mansion Washington
black celluloid
gutta percha