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Hooks and Eyes Box
1850-1900
Maker:Box made by Unknown
Pasteboard covered with paper.
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 1 1/16 x 4 15/16 x 3 9/16in. (2.7 x 12.5 x 9cm)
Credit Line: Gift of G. Fox & Co.
Description: Rectangular pasteboard box (.a) and lid (.b) covered with yellow paper. Paper printed in maroon on a white background in a geometric vine and leaf pattern is affixed to the sides of the box and the lid. A label affixed to the top of the lid is printed in black with a border and heavy decoration that reads, "SUPERIOR QUALITY / HOOKS & EYES. / Manufactured by / S. J. NORTH & CO. / NEW BRITAIN, CONN." Affixed to one end of the box (a.) is a small paper label printed in black with a decorative border that reads, "2 Gro. SILVERED. No. 3." White paper has been pasted onto the bottom of the box.
Object Number: 1949.2.10a,b
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