Trinket box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-18409

Description

Larger book-shaped trinket box w/ colored figure of couple (man and woman) on front; "forget me not" and shield on back; foiled edges and gilded cardboard sides w/ glass top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
foil (metal)
glass (material)
paper (fiber product)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
people (agents)
pastoral
Foil
Unidentified Paper
Glass
Pastoral
Couple
BOX, TRINKET

Inscription

Pencilled on inside cover: ""---Richard--"" (written in cursive)

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.25 x 2.75 x 3.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.445