Box

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-18197

Description

Covered box w/ applied Japanesque decoration, including photo of Japanese woman w/ umbrella on top. Straw pieces in shape of bamboo, bird, oak leaves, flowers and border around photograph. Straw border w/ tan and brown stripes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
appliqué (technique)
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
straw (plant material)
Orientalism
Cardboard
Straw
Unidentified Paper
Applied
Oriental
BOX

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

A.A. Vantine & Co.

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Japan

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

15.75 x 13.25 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2291

Places

New York state (United States)