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Trinket box

1986.205 (RS25563)

Description

Rectangular box w/ domed hinged lid; decorated w/ drips and dot gesso pattern and painted gold. The center of lid w/ square-shaped reserve w/ polychrome printed profile (necklength) of a woman in a red hood. Interior of box lined w/ cream-colored paper printed overall w/ gold star and dot pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1945-1970
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
gesso
gilding
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
gesso
Gesso
Gilded
gilding
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2.875 x 4.625 x 2.688 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.205
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50743

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