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Small Round Ring Box

1934.1811AB (RS242347)

Description

Tiny round paper box (a) with tight fitting cover (b). The box has red sides with a white top and bottom. "Ring of Mother's Mother" handwritten in ink on paper note inside box. Semi-legible writing in pencil on cover, possibly: "45".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1860
Inscriptions
"Ring of Mother's Mother" (ink inscription on paper note tucked into box)
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
Box, Accessory
Box, Jewelry
boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
Accession Number
1934.1811AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Cummings
GUSN
37104

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