Small Box with Cover

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-31205

Description

Small rectangular paper box with cover. Velvet panel on cover hand-painted with roses. Dark brown paper border embossed with floral pattern on cover and sides of box. Interior of box is pink.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
velvet (fabric weave)
Box
Box

Inscription

"About 1840 or earlier" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

15/16 x 4 7/8 x 2 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Catherine W. Faucon

Accession Number

1927.20AB