Trans. Status:


Higher Level Record: EL26.1991
ID Number: 2016.0224.6
Title: Case
Title Type: descriptive
Item Status: Permanent Collection     Legal Status: Permanent Collection
Object Name: boxes (containers)
Collection Type: Metals
Artist/Maker: Whiting Manufacturing Company (manufacturer) -- More information
E. A. Tyler (retailer) -- More information, New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: 1870
Process/Technique: leatherworking
Materials: leather
silk (textile)
Object Description A case holding a five-piece christening set made for Maria Alphonsine Emma Denechaud, who was born September 12, 1869. The leather case has a blue silk lining and mounts for all of the silverware pieces.
Label Text: Goods of Every Description: Shopping in New Orleans, 1825-1925 2016-09-23
Christening set
1870; silver, leather, silk, wood
by Whiting Manufacturing Co. (New York)
E. A. Tyler, retailer (New Orleans)
The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Dr. Charles F. Genre in memory of Emma Douglass Genre, 2016.0224.1-.6
Extent: 1 item
Acq. Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Charles F. Genre in memory of Emma Douglass Genre
Inscription(s): retailer's name inscribed
"E.A. Tyler, Jeweler and Silversmith, 115 Canal St, New Orleans."
Collection Theme(s): Metalwork
Condition: Good
Other Number: THNOC extended loan number EL26.1991.6
tracking number T160623.1459

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