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Box

Box
Title
Box
Date 
1890-1930
Medium 
Paper
Dimensions 
5 3/4 x 4 x 3 in.
Description 
This bright green box with gold trim on the top edge has a paper label on the lid that reads in black "Exhibitors, Misses Natte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil/ Flowers/ Made From Natural/ Feathers of Brazlian Birds./ No Artificial Tints./ All natural, everlasting colors, so that these Flowers/ will never fade./ Rare Brazilian Birds and Insects/ Mounted in Fine Gold./ These Goods Are For Sale, And Can Be Delivered at Once."
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2262
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group