Gold lorgnette w/ 1/2 carat diamond, engraved Emma Mergenthaler & carved Ivory fan. Date of manufacture not given. Emma Frederica Lachenmayer 1861-1934 was married to Ottmar Mergenthaler, who invented the Linotype in 1884.
Fan (Brisé) Date: first quarter 18th century Culture: European Medium: bone, paint, silk, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl Dimensions: 8 1/4 in. (21 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art,