Box

Object Number: 
INV.618ab
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Horn, beads, textile
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 2 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Circular two-piece box with horn top and bottom covered by beadwork; top has blue and red beaded star in center with circles of blue and red beads radiating outwards; bottom has circles of blue and red beads in radiating pattern.
Gallery Label: 
This beaded box was probably owned by Mrs. John (Harriet Moore Francis) Rogers, Jr. (1841-1927), wife of the sculptor John Rogers. They lived in New York until 1877, when they established their residence in New Canaan, CT.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Rogers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group