Box

Object Number: 
1976.18
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Wood, metal, leather, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 x 12 x 6 3/4 in. ( 12.7 x 30.5 x 17.1 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular wood box with domed lid covered with brown leather and scalloped leather trim attached to box with decorative nails, metal handle on lid, and metal lock and closure, interior lined with marble paper.
Gallery Label: 
According to attached note, this box was made by Charles S. Willet (1810-1888), who was born in New York City, and trained in harness making and saddlery when young, and who was the great-grandfather of the donor.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Reverend J. Chase Willet
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group