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Retailer:Sold by G. Fox and Co. , American, founded 1847
Maker:Made by Unknown
Printed paper-covered cardboard
Primary Dimensions (length x width x depth): 21 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 3 5/8in. (54 x 31.8 x 9.2cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Richard Koopman
Description: Two part box (probably a dress box) with a glossy white paper affixed to a cardboard base and a lid of glossy white paper printed with a bright, Kelly green graphic pattern with black graphics for the name of the department, "Plaza 5 / G. Fox & Co."
"Plaza 5" was the name of a department at G. Fox & Co. It may have been named for the telephone exchange in Manhattan for the area around Fifth Avenue and the Plaza Hotel where many of New York City's stylish stores were located like Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman's and Bonwitt Teller's. (E. Blakelock)
Object Number: 1995.30.55a,b
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