Shoe Box

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-13597

Description

White; rectangular; flip top; gold lettering w/ banners, medallions & scrolling garland around edge of top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
gilding
paper (fiber product)
exhibitions (events)
fancy dress
scrollwork
festoon (motif)
Women's containers
Unidentified Paper
Banner
Medallion
Scrolling Garland
Fancy Dress
Expositions
Gilded
BOX

Inscription

Printed on top: ""HOOK KNOWLES & Co./ FROM/ DIEU ET MON DROIT/ to The Royal Family/ Ladies' Boot & Shoe Manufactrs/ 66 & 65, NEW BOND STREET, LONDON. W./ Prize Medal/ 1851/ Great Exhibition/ Prize Medal/ Paris Exhibition/ 1855""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Hook Knowles & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

London W., England; London, England

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7177.1

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