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Trinket Box

1986.16 (RS25562)

Description

A small rectangular form with a raised gilded decoration. It has a hinged lid and decorative reserve. This is enclosed with polychrome print of the Madonna and Child.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1991
Inscriptions
In pencil on the underside is: 12.
Location of origin
Italy
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
gesso
gilding
transfer printing
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Descriptive terms
Box, Accessory
Box, Trinket
boxes (containers)
gesso
gilding
Possibly transfer printing
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 3 x 2 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.16
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50590

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