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Repousse box

1998.2350 (RS24218)

Description

Small maple hinged box containing repousse tools. Brass pinch-opening in front. Orange label inside lid. Contents include: hammer, eleven iron spikes used for stamps, asst. screws and washers, one pattern, letter of instruction, 2 receipts, copper pegs. Unfinished box.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1887
Inscriptions
Pencil on label: ""Jane Tucker, Jan 2nd 1887"" Adhesive inside lid: ""Repousse Tools and Materials/ Set No. 1 Extra Quality""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
maple (wood)
paper (fiber product)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Container
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Iron
iron (metal)
Maple
maple (wood)
packaging
paper (fiber product)
repoussé
Steel
steel (alloy)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Goodnow & Wishtman
Dimensions
2.25 x 9.75 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2350
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18262

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