Box of Candles

Collection Type

  • Lighting

GUSN

GUSN-173171

Description

One box of "handipt" candles (two candles- twelve inches tall), bayberry

Details

Descriptive Terms

candle boxes
Box, Candle

Inscription

"Handipt by Colonial Candles of Cape Cod / Made in U.S.A. / General Housewares Corp. / GIFTWARE Group / Hyannis, MASS 02601" (printed)
"Bayberry candles were quite the same / in oldentimes when their steady flame / Gladdened each night with their cheerful rays / The maidens of old Colonial days / They come from their home on Famed Cape Cod / The land where the Pilgrim's feet first trod / JAN." (printed)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.726