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Box with sealing wafers

Description

Small circular cardboard box [ab] with gilt edges. Box filled with red and blue sealing wafers [c]. Many of the wafers have printed mottos.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1880
Inscriptions
"Mêche/ Lapetico / 297, r. St. Honoré"
Location of origin
France
Material
cardboard
gelatin
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
cardboard
gelatin
wafers (seals)
Dimensions
1/2 x 1 5/8 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5812A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Louis Cutter, Henry S. G. Cutter and Helen Maclellan
GUSN
171925

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