Trinket box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-18408

Description

Small book-shaped trinket box; figure of a woman on one side; "forget me not" and shield on back; foiled edges and gilded cardboard sides w/ glass top; woman in blue dress carrying basket of flowers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
foil (metal)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
pastoral
figure- and animal-derived motifs
women (female humans)
Foil
Unidentified Paper
Glass
Woman
Pastoral
BOX, TRINKET

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.5 x 1.75 x 2.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.444