Pince-nez and Case

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Object Name: 
Pince-nez and Case
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
(a) H: 3.5 cm, W: 10 cm; (b) H: 4.5 cm, W: 1.8 cm, L: 10.9 cm
Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Janet B. Hoffman in memory of Dr. Parker Hoffman
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, gold-colored metal, rubber, (b) steel, fabric; lenses cast, ground, polished, assembled. (a) Oval flat rimless lenses attached by a flat metal looped bridge and nosepieces, which have a rubber lining, one stamped "PAT.APP. FOR"; hole for cord drilled in one lens. (b) Clamshell style case stamped "PAT.FEB.09, 09" on lip, lined with brown corduroy fabric.
Hoffman, Janet B., Source