Bookmark

Scope and Content

Brown leather bookmark. One rectangular piece of soft leather (possibly pig leather) with fringing at both ends, embossed lettering, and a black embossed monogram in the lower half. Inserted in a diary.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Fringes delicate, brittle, flaking and some broken, especially the bottom fringes. Surface of leather dirty. Brittle and cracking near the top, whitened from damp. Reverse dirty and marked with blue ink top and bottom. Very delicate. Slight repair needed. Production method: cut and tanned.