Box

Box
Box
Box
Title
Box
Date 
1890-1920
Medium 
Wood, paper, metal
Dimensions 
11 x 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.
Description 
A wood box, inlaid with darker and lighter wood parquetry. Inside the lid is a paper sheet printed with a scene of a woman and baby looking out of the window of a brick house toward a formal garden by a lake. The caption under the woman reads "We call this the Daisy Box because the packets are not only the largest but the prettiest and contain the most seeds. Surrounding the garden "Spring Time/ Rice's Flower Seeds/ Are The Best./ Grown By Jerome B. Rice & Co./ At The Well Known Cambridge Valley Seed Gardens/ Cambridge, New York". The sides of the lid are lined with paper listing the various types of flowers and plants available.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3694
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group