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Object Name Case, Card
Object Number 1878.6.1
Collection Lucy Webb Hayes
Description hand-carved wood; 3/8" (1cm) silver border with silver dots and a row of repeated circular pattern in green and a brownish red; flower and leaf design carved in center on both sides with a small bird on lid and a dragon on bottom piece; lid lifts/pulls off; small piece of plain wood (card holder) extends from the surrounding carved piece; small indentation on edge, center; old and new catalog number written on one side; light pencil marks on opposite side "? 7/- ? 8.50"
Date 1878
Dimensions W-3.268 L-4.252 D-1.024 inches
Dimension Details D139 P11 is a picture of card case open
Material wood
Event Paris Exposition
Provenance card in the box reads: "Executive Mansion, Washington. Japanese card case, Paris Exposition 1878. T. C. Donaldson to Mrs. R. B. Hayes."
People Donaldson, Thomas
Search Terms T. C. Donaldson
Paris Exposition
hand-carved wood