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Wedding Ring with Original Box

Description

a: Gold wedding band, with the initials of the married couple, and the date of the wedding engraved on the inside. \n b. Original box for the ring (a). Made of red paperboard, with a gold-colored floral and foliate design on the top of the lid. There is a button on the front of the lid that opens and closes the box. The interior of the lid is lined with white satin, while the interior of the bottom is lined with orange velvet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1902
Inscriptions
"18 [?] M.L. and L.T.R. Dec 6, 1902" (Engraved)
"CHARLTON & Co. / NEW YORK 656-5th AVE., / PARIS 20 RUE DE LA PAL[?]" (printed)
"L.T.L. / Wedding / Ring" (handwritten)
Location of origin
New York
Material
gold (metal)
paper (fiber product)
satin
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Adornment
Places
New York City (New York state)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
gold (metal)
paper (fiber product)
Ring
rings (object genres)
satin
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.29.36A-B
Credit Line
Gift of Katharine Richardson
GUSN
248347

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