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Trinket box

1998.445 (RS21611)

Description

Larger book-shaped trinket box w/ colored figure of couple (man and woman) on front; "forget me not" and shield on back; foiled edges and gilded cardboard sides w/ glass top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Inscriptions
Pencilled on inside cover: ""---Richard--"" (written in cursive)
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)
Couple
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Foil
foil (metal)
Glass
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
Pastoral
pastoral
people (agents)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
1.25 x 2.75 x 3.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.445
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18409

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