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Jewelry box

Description

Three-tiered wooden box w/ hinged lid that opens to interior lined in purple silk w/ white trim. Two tiers of drawers swing open on each side. Third tier on drawers is a stationary compartment. Box is footed w/ metal decoration, and applied stamped metal leaf motifs on top and front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
metal
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, JEWELRY
boxes (containers)
metal
Silk
silk (textile)
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6.25 x 5.375 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.495
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25362

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