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Powder jar

Description

Silver powder jar, missing lid, w/ molded floral and scrolled decoration around rim. Contains corroded puff w/ white handle and cotton backside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
celluloid (cellulosic)
cotton (textile)
molding (forming)
silver (metal)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
BOX, PUFF
Celluloid
celluloid (cellulosic)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Molded
molding (forming)
powder puffs
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
1.5 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2011
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17871

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