Trinket box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1945-1970

GUSN

GUSN-50743

Description

Rectangular box w/ domed hinged lid; decorated w/ drips and dot gesso pattern and painted gold. The center of lid w/ square-shaped reserve w/ polychrome printed profile (necklength) of a woman in a red hood. Interior of box lined w/ cream-colored paper printed overall w/ gold star and dot pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
gesso
gilding
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Gilded
Transfer Printed
Gesso
BOX, TRINKET

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.875 x 4.625 x 2.688 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.205