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Small Box with Attached Cover

1989.32 (RS244320)

Description

Small, rectangular paper box with attached, vaulted cover. Ivory velvet panel affixed to top of cover. Velvet is painted with red roses and bordered by embossed gilt paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815
Inscriptions
"January 1, 1815" (Handwritten on bottom of box and on yellow paper inside box.)
Material
paper (fiber product)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
2 1/8 x 4 x 2 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1989.32
Credit Line
Gift of Dorothy Horton McGee
GUSN
1322

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