The front of this book shaped card case features a silver filligree mount on green watered silk in a silver frame. The spine is dark green velvet. The back is a solid piece of Mother-of -pearl in a silver frame. Inside is a compartment for cards and a notebook. The interior is lined in pink watered silk. The case is closed with an ivory mounted pencil. The first 3 pages of the notebook contains a list of music played at a function in 1846. It also contains a small folded almanac listing important dates in English. Also contained is a small folded list of saints days for 1845. This is in French. The silk in the front is badly discoloured and the knob from the top of the pencil is missing. It measures 102mm by 62mm.
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