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Set of Six Nesting Boxes

1924.345.1AB-.6AB (RS244325)

Description

Set of six straw marquetry nesting boxes with covers. Boxes are cardboard, veneered with colored and natural straw. Each box cover depicts a different image. All boxes and covers lined with colored papers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
" My dear Jeannie, / Will you accept this little Christmas / gift, which though humble / I hope you will find useful, / and with it the best wishes / and love of your friend / Kate. / Christmas Eve. / Dec. 24. " (Note written in ink on paper inside smallest box.)
Material
paper (fiber product)
straw (plant material)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
straw (plant material)
Accession Number
1924.345.1AB-.6AB
Credit Line
Estate of Mrs. Jane Grew
GUSN
30238

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