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Trinket Box

Description

Narrow, rectangular, detached lid, ebony ground, inlaid gold

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Associated Building
Original to Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
ebony (wood)
ivory (tooth component)
maple (wood)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
Ebony
ebony (wood)
ivory (tooth component)
Maple
maple (wood)
Vegetable Ivory
People and organizations
Jewett, Mary Rice, 1847-1930
Jewett, Sarah Orne, 1849-1909
Dimensions
1.5 x 4.875 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.2028
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. H.H. Richardson
GUSN
66605

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