Set of Six Nesting Boxes

GUSN

GUSN-30238

Description

Set of six straw marquetry nesting boxes with covers. Boxes are cardboard, veneered with colored and natural straw. Each box cover depicts a different image. All boxes and covers lined with colored papers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
straw (plant material)
Box
Box

Inscription

" My dear Jeannie, / Will you accept this little Christmas / gift, which though humble / I hope you will find useful, / and with it the best wishes / and love of your friend / Kate. / Christmas Eve. / Dec. 24. " (Note written in ink on paper inside smallest box.)

Additional Identification Number

1924.345A-F

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Containers

Credit Line

Estate of Mrs. Jane Grew

Accession Number

1924.345.1AB-.6AB