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Hat Box and Delivery Tag
about 1960
Maker:Made by Georgette Auerbach , 1916 - 2004
Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Maker:Made by Unknown
Printed paper, cardboard satin braided cord and brass eyelets
Primary Dimensions (height x diameter): 6 3/4 x 11in. (17.1 x 27.9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman
Description: Round, two-piece hatbox covered with paper printed in blue and black with images to commemorate the centennial of G. Fox & Co. These images include the Tower of Trinity Chapel, the Travelers Insurance Co., the Old State House, the Aetna Life Insurance Co., and G. Fox & Co. A twisted satin cord in "Connecticut blue" forms a handle and the original delivery tag is still attached, addressed to Georgette Koopman, 17 Brookside Boulevard, West Hartford, CT 06107.
Inscription: A delivery tag attached to the hatbox is addressed to: Georgette Koopman, 17 Brookside Blvd., West Hartford, CT, 06107.
Object Number: 1999.88.8a-c
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