Box containing beads

Collection Type

  • Toys and games

Date

Late 19th Century

GUSN

GUSN-175749

Description

Paper box, shaped like a book, hinged with tape to open upward revealing compartment filled with numerous red coral beads, two clear beads, and one metal clasp. "Book" covered with orange pressed paper, gold colored decoration, and marbled paper for page leaves.

Details

Descriptive Terms

toys (recreational artifacts)
paper (fiber product)
coral (material)
glue
childhood
Box

Inscription

"10" (handwritten)

Maker

James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

5/8 x 2 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.745

Places

Sheffield unitary authority (South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom) [unitary authority]