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Jewelry Cleaning Kit

Description

Jewelry cleaning kit. Consists of a box containing a bar of soap; a container of sawdust; a chamois cloth; and a tray. The box itself is made of tin, and is primarily gray in color, with a gold-colored border around the lid. The box has several hooks on each side of the interior. There is a latch closure on the lid.

Details

Maker
Shreve, Crump & Low (Retailer)
Date
ca. mid-20th century
Inscriptions
"Shreve Crump + Low Co. / Boston" (Painted)
"[directions for use] / THE GLO-JEWL CO., BALTIMORE, MD." (printed)
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
chamois (animal material)
sawdust
soap (organic material)
tin (metal)
Object type
Adornment
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Case, Jewelry
chamois (animal material)
jewelry
maintenance and cleaning equipment
sawdust
soap (organic material)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
3 1/4 x 2 5/8 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.3
Credit Line
Gift of Nancy and Lane Goss
GUSN
246526

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