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1998.5938 (RS227245)

Description

Homemade box of lightweight wood, covered with green and pink floral wallpaper. Lid lined with July 1, 1840 Boston Daily Advertiser and Patriot newspaper. Llid attached with fabric cord.

Details

Label
To be exhibited as part of the Sarah Moore Field Collection.
Maker
unknown
Date
1840
Material
newspapers
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
newspapers
Wallpaper
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 1/8 x 16 x 11 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5938
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
22999

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique
Block Printed
Paper Type
Machine Made
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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