Repousse box

Date

1870-1887

GUSN

GUSN-18262

Description

Small maple hinged box containing repousse tools. Brass pinch-opening in front. Orange label inside lid. Contents include: hammer, eleven iron spikes used for stamps, asst. screws and washers, one pattern, letter of instruction, 2 receipts, copper pegs. Unfinished box.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
repoussé
packaging
iron (metal)
maple (wood)
paper (fiber product)
steel (alloy)
maple (wood)
Maple
Iron
Steel
Unidentified Paper
BOX

Inscription

Pencil on label: ""Jane Tucker, Jan 2nd 1887"" Adhesive inside lid: ""Repousse Tools and Materials/ Set No. 1 Extra Quality""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

People and Organizations

Goodnow & Wishtman

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.25 x 9.75 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2350

Places

Massachusetts (United States)