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1847-1865
Retailer:Sold by Gants , French
Maker:Box made by Unknown
Pasteboard covered with paper
Primary Dimensions (height x width x depth): 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 1 7/8in. (2.4 x 6.8 x 4.8cm)
Credit Line: Gift of G. Fox & Co.
Description: Rectangular hinged pasteboard box covered with off-white paper. There are strips of brown paper around the edges of the box and the lid. A piece of pink paper is pasted to the top of the box, and printed in black ink with a cherub holding a piece of rope or string and walking on grass with a tree and a fence in the background. There is a mirror in the interior of the box, tucked up in the lid, with a paper lace border around it. The box contains some strung steel beads, and a few small brass buttons, some marked, "GANTS DE PARIS".
Object Number: 1949.2.14
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