Bon Bon Box

GUSN

GUSN-31079

Description

Small paper box with rounded corners, handle, and cover. Floral medallion on cover printed on glossy paper with embossed gilt highlights and filgree in corners. Glossy paper printed with color floral swag on silver background on sides of box. Handle and sides of cover and box trimmed with paper printed with star and crosshatch pattern in red on white background. Handle attached to sides of box with round brass fasteners.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
metal
Box
Box

Inscription

"Maggie / A very merry Christmas / And a happy new year, / A pocket full of money, / and a barrel full of beer. / Papa" (Written in pencil on bottom of box)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 15/16 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James Hayden Wright

Accession Number

1926.705AB