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Hatbox

1991.468 (RS21536)

Description

A wooden oval hat box covered with block printed floral wallpaper, white and pink carnations with green leaves on blue ground, lined with newspaper dated 1839.

Details

Maker
Davis, Hannah (Maker)
Date
183(1 or 9)
Inscriptions
Labeled on the underside of the lid is: Warranted Nailed Band-Boxes. Made by Hannah Davies, Jaffrey, NH.
Location of origin
Jaffrey, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
spruce (wood)
wallpapers
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
HATBOX
hatboxes
Pine
pine (wood)
Spruce
spruce (wood)
Wallpaper
wallpapers
Dimensions
9 1/2 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.468
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2444

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