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Hairpin box

Description

Lidded rectangular hairpin box. Part of ironstone wash set w/ red striped banding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Painted and impressed on bottom: ""2/ 2463"" [w/ simple impressed flower]
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
ironstone (pottery)
painting (coating)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
BOX, HAIRPIN
boxes (containers)
hair accessories
Ironstone
ironstone (pottery)
Painted
painting (coating)
Dimensions
3.125 x 7.5 (HxW), 2.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5678.3AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23759

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