Box

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-18238

Description

Shallow rectangular box w/ applied Japanese decoration including fan w/ magenta flowers, on center top. Straw pieces in shape of ferns, reeds and roof structure. Straw border w/ tan, brown and pink stripes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
appliqué (technique)
cardboard
straw (plant material)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
Orientalism
Cardboard
Straw
Applied
Flower
Oriental
BOX

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""MADE IN JAPAN""

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

13.5 x 7.375 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2328

Places

New York state (United States)