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Description

Small, rectangular; black embossed with scrolling acanthus leaves, pale yellow border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
Printed labels: 1) on top: ""ESTABLISHED 1820 / FROM C. G. GUNTHER & SONS, / FUR WAREHOUSE, / 46 MAIDEN LANE, / NEW-YORK / PERMANENTLY LOCATED. / Doing the most extensive wholesale business in the Fur line / in this country. Our establishment is open year round. / We guarantee every article to be as represented, and sold / at fair prices. / Importers, Manufacturers, and Shippers of Raw Furs and Skins / For Mr. Raymond / 110 West 13th Street / Paid."" 2) on lining of top.
Material
cardboard
embossing
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Container
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acorn
acorn
BOX
boxes (containers)
Cardboard
cardboard
Embossed
embossing
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Accession Number
1933.2125AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
7012

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