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Trinket box

1998.444 (RS21610)

Description

Small book-shaped trinket box; figure of a woman on one side; "forget me not" and shield on back; foiled edges and gilded cardboard sides w/ glass top; woman in blue dress carrying basket of flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
foil (metal)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Foil
foil (metal)
Glass
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
pastoral
Pastoral
Unidentified Paper
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
0.5 x 1.75 x 2.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.444
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18408

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