Comb Box

Date

1826-1836

GUSN

GUSN-45321

Description

Turquoise-colored, demi-lune shaped, lidded cardboard box with paper label for Alfred Willard, comb merchant, of Boston.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
BOX, COMB

Inscription

"Boston Comb Manufactory. Alfred Willard, 149, Washington-Street, (Opposite the Old South Meeting House) Boston./Shell and Horn Comb Manufactory./ Viz.: Plain, Side, Dressing, Round, and Pocket COMBS./ Shell and Imitation/ CARVED COMBS./Carved and Plain Combs made and repaired at short notice./Cash paid for shell and horns./ Importer of every description of hair work. / Viz.: Bunches of curls, Frizetts, Bands/ Of Long Hair--Hair and Mohair Puffs, Netts, &c &c/ All kinds of Morocco Goods...Silver Spoons, Gold Beads, Silver Thimbles, &c./ English, French, and American Perfumery./ Tooth, Nail, Comb, Shaving, Hair and Clothes Brushes/ Constantly on hand a general assortment of/ Fancy Articles, Cutlery &c &c/ Wholesale or retail--Low for cash." (printed in black ink on paper label )

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Title Alfred Willard Token Accession Number 2011.81.1

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Accession Number

1951.71

Date

1826-1836 (Dates for Willard in Boston Directory)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)