Shawl Box

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-103686

Description

Hinged wood box covered in black lacquer and painted yellow flowers at corners of lid, center painted "Mehaffey," metal hinges and lock in front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

BOX

Inscription

"Mehaffey" (Stencil)

Associated Person

Howe, Elizabeth Mehaffey, 1838-1921
Booth, Lenora Howe, 1871-1958

Additional Identification Number

3414

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China (origin); Massachusetts (use)

Dimensions

18 1/4 x 18 1/2 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2008.28.6.1