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Bon Bon Box

1926.705AB (RS245255)

Description

Small paper box with rounded corners, handle, and cover. Floral medallion on cover printed on glossy paper with embossed gilt highlights and filgree in corners. Glossy paper printed with color floral swag on silver background on sides of box. Handle and sides of cover and box trimmed with paper printed with star and crosshatch pattern in red on white background. Handle attached to sides of box with round brass fasteners.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Maggie / A very merry Christmas / And a happy new year, / A pocket full of money, / and a barrel full of beer. / Papa" (Written in pencil on bottom of box)
Material
metal
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
metal
paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
1 15/16 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1926.705AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. James Hayden Wright
GUSN
31079

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