Trinket Box



Object ID:
ca1900-28-4
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 small book, with folding lid, the lid having a mirror inside. The cover is glass, bound with embossed gold paper. Has image of soldier with plumed helmet, shield and dagger. Obverse classical motif. Inside on bottom is written "Amelia" Slip of folded paper inside on which is written "From Amelia Hill to Jane Jackson at Litchfield school parting 1830. Room mates - all three" Lined with pink paper.

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