Document Box

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-5940

Description

Rectangular form; painted floral stencil on front side; thin gold hand-painted lines on sides and front side of box and lid; lid border gilded; rectangular hand painted reserve on lid; bail handle on lid; stylized semi-circular bands stenciled around handle; rectangular latch on front side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

document containers
iron (metal)
painting (image-making)
hand-painted
stenciling
tinning
floral patterns
Unidentified Metal
Tinned
Stenciled
Painted
Floral
BOX, DOCUMENT

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

4.875 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1041