leather framed eyeglasses with iron nose clip

Made:
c. 1700 in Unknown place

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leather framed eyeglasses with iron nose clip, in fishskin case, velvet lined , c.1700.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1921-323/311
Materials:
fishskin, iron, leather, textile, velvet and wood
type:
nose spectacles - bow
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • eyeglass
  • spectacles
  • nose spectacles
credit:
Dunscombe collection of spectacles