|Object Name||Case, Opera Glasses|
|Date||mid 19th century|
Opera glasses case: black leather case with soft sides, reinforced bottom and lid, and orange/red silk lining. Lid is attached with two metal hinges, and clasps shut with a metal single spring catch fastener. Leather strap carrying handle on lid. No markings/inscriptions. For opera glasses (.22).
|Dimensions||W-4.5 L-2.5 D-2 inches|
|Made||Lemaire of Paris|
|Provenance||Opera glasses used in the family of the donor, who descended from Julia Moore Smith, Vice Regent of the Alabama Room.|