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Small Box with Cover

1927.20AB (RS244313)

Description

Small rectangular paper box with cover. Velvet panel on cover hand-painted with roses. Dark brown paper border embossed with floral pattern on cover and sides of box. Interior of box is pink.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Inscriptions
"About 1840 or earlier" (handwritten)
Material
paper (fiber product)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
15/16 x 4 7/8 x 2 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1927.20AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon
GUSN
31205

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