Box

Object Number: 
2002.1.3694
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group