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Shoe Box

Description

White; rectangular; flip top; gold lettering w/ banners, medallions & scrolling garland around edge of top.

Details

Maker
Hook Knowles & Co. (Maker)
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
Printed on top: ""HOOK KNOWLES & Co./ FROM/ DIEU ET MON DROIT/ to The Royal Family/ Ladies' Boot & Shoe Manufactrs/ 66 & 65, NEW BOND STREET, LONDON. W./ Prize Medal/ 1851/ Great Exhibition/ Prize Medal/ Paris Exhibition/ 1855""
Location of origin
London W., England; London, England
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
gilding
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Banner
BOX
boxes (containers)
exhibitions (events)
Expositions
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
festoon (motif)
Gilded
gilding
Medallion
paper (fiber product)
Scrolling Garland
scrollwork
Unidentified Paper
Women's containers
Accession Number
1969.7177.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13597
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