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1971.1041 (RS117988)

Description

Rectangular form; painted floral stencil on front side; thin gold hand-painted lines on sides and front side of box and lid; lid border gilded; rectangular hand painted reserve on lid; bail handle on lid; stylized semi-circular bands stenciled around handle; rectangular latch on front side.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
hand-painted
iron (metal)
painting (image-making)
stenciling
tinning
Object type
Documentary Artifact
Descriptive terms
BOX, DOCUMENT
document containers
Floral
floral patterns
hand-painted
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (image-making)
Stenciled
stenciling
Tinned
tinning
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
4.875 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1041
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5940

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