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Box

Box
Title
Box
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. John Rogers
Object Number 
INV.618ab
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group