Trinket Box



Object ID:
ca1900-28-3
Category:
Clothing & Personal Accessories
Medium:
glass, embossed gold paper, cardboard
Date:
1830
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Size:
3 1/2" length x 2 5/8" width x 3/4" height
Description:
Box made in shape of a small book, with folding lid, the lid having a mirror inside. The cover is glass, bound with embossed gold paper. Has image of man in 17th century cap, fur trimmed coat, boots; reverse wreath surrounding a cup. Chartreuse paper lining. In corner of inside bottom initials "H.B." on folded slip of paper inside is written "From Hannah Beach to Jane Jackson at Litchfield School parting 1830 - Room mates - all three"

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