Oval pasteboard hat box covered with block printed classical wallpaper. It shows a Roman figure in a chariot pulled by a team of two griffins along a tree lined road, littered by overturned amphoras. In shades of pink, brown and green on a yellow ground. The lid has a related classical pattern of swags and flower festoons strung between balusters.
- Associated Building
- Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
- Object type
- Personal Gear
- Descriptive terms
allegory (artistic device)
Classical Revival (European revival style)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
- 11 1/2 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little