Horn, beads, textile
Overall: 1 x 2 1/2 in. ( 2.5 x 6.4 cm )
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.
Gift of Mrs. John Rogers
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.