Created by
Unidentified
Date
late 19th-early 20th century
Medium
silver and reflective glass
Dimensions
H x W x D: 11 5/8 x 4 3/8 x 1 in. (29.5 x 11.1 x 2.5 cm)
Description
A silver handheld mirror with an elongated bulbous handle that narrows before flowing into an oval mirror. The top is adorned in repoussé acanthus scrollwork and the underside holds an oval beveled edge mirror.
Place used
Orange County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Personal Effects and Items
Type
hand mirrors
Topic
Beauty culture
Domestic life
Families
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Clara Ellis Payne
Object number
2012.42.8.1
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fcbbcfae-4837-4c12-99df-4a975a27f79e
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