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1977.636 (RS116955)

Description

Rectangular box form with domed, hinged lid; covered with brown leather with scrolled and floral tooled and gilt decoration; detached square inner compartment; inside of box completely lined with black watered silk.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1950
Inscriptions
On bottom of box are a pair of stickers, blue with inked in numbers ""230"" ""23/042"" and another, mostly torn off.
Location of origin
Italy
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Brass
brass (alloy)
leather
Leather
Silk
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.636
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4338

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