Powder jar

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-17871

Description

Silver powder jar, missing lid, w/ molded floral and scrolled decoration around rim. Contains corroded puff w/ white handle and cotton backside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

powder puffs
celluloid (cellulosic)
cotton (textile)
molding (forming)
silver (metal)
floral patterns
Silver
Celluloid
Cotton
Molded
Floral
BOX, PUFF

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Toilet Article

Dimensions

1.5 (H), 3.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2011