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1998.2291 (RS24224)

Description

Covered box w/ applied Japanesque decoration, including photo of Japanese woman w/ umbrella on top. Straw pieces in shape of bamboo, bird, oak leaves, flowers and border around photograph. Straw border w/ tan and brown stripes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
appliqué (technique)
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
straw (plant material)
Object type
Container
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Applied
appliqué (technique)
BOX
boxes (containers)
Cardboard
cardboard
Oriental
Orientalism
paper (fiber product)
Straw
straw (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
15.75 x 13.25 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2291
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18197

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