Nina Ricci spectacle frame with progressive lenses

Catalogue Number: 2379
Nina Ricci spectacle frame with progressive lenses
Category: Spectacles and lenses
Sub-Category: Spectacles (with lenses)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: c 2000
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: China (?)
Publisher/Manufacturer: Nina Ricci
Description Of Item: Pink metal ladies spectacle frame 130 x 40 mm, with progressive power CR 39 lenses with anti-reflective coating. Frame has spring loaded hinges, hockey temples covered in pink plastic and adjustable pad bridge. Makers name 'Nina Ricci' is marked in five places. Left temple is marked NR2290 CO3 53/17 135. Frame size is also on the back of the bridge.
How Acquired: Donated by Jean Cole, honorary life member of the College
Date Acquired: Jan 2014
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive Office. Spectacles cabinet Drawer 17

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