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Box

Box
Box
Box
Title
Box
Date 
1880-1920
Medium 
Paper
Dimensions 
15 1/2 x 3 x 3 1/2 in.
Description 
This box is covered in printed paper with black trim on the edges. The paper has a print of children dressed in adult clothing and military uniforms aboard a ship with the sailor boys asking the formally dressed girls to dance. The lid has a similar vignette with the little boy captain addressing a number of little girls in women's dresses. The two short sides read "Pinfore".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.2270
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group