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1998.2328 (RS24214)

Description

Shallow rectangular box w/ applied Japanese decoration including fan w/ magenta flowers, on center top. Straw pieces in shape of ferns, reeds and roof structure. Straw border w/ tan, brown and pink stripes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
Stamped on bottom: ""MADE IN JAPAN""
Location of origin
Japan
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
appliqué (technique)
cardboard
straw (plant material)
Object type
Container
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Applied
appliqué (technique)
BOX
boxes (containers)
Cardboard
cardboard
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Oriental
Orientalism
Straw
straw (plant material)
People and organizations
A.A. Vantine & Co.
Dimensions
13.5 x 7.375 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2328
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18238

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