Jewelry Cleaning Kit

Collection Type

  • Household Accessories

Date

ca. mid-20th century

GUSN

GUSN-246526

Description

Jewelry cleaning kit. Consists of a box containing a bar of soap; a container of sawdust; a chamois cloth; and a tray. The box itself is made of tin, and is primarily gray in color, with a gold-colored border around the lid. The box has several hooks on each side of the interior. There is a latch closure on the lid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

jewelry
maintenance and cleaning equipment
tin (metal)
sawdust
soap (organic material)
chamois (animal material)
Case, Jewelry

Inscription

"Shreve Crump + Low Co. / Boston" (Painted)
"[directions for use] / THE GLO-JEWL CO., BALTIMORE, MD." (printed)

Maker

Shreve, Crump & Low (Retailer)

Location of Origin

Massachusetts

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 2 5/8 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy and Lane Goss

Accession Number

2002.3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)