Box: 6 3/4 x 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 17.1 x 27.3 x 19 cm ) Part (lower tray): 2 x 6 1/8 x 1/2 in. (5.1 x 15.6 x 1.3 cm)
Metal rectangular dressing box with a trapezoidal escutcheon and square lock plate; painted black with yellow oak leaves and vines painted around the top edge; brass "U" shaped handle center of the top; two hinges in the back; orange painted tray with three horizontal comparments (b) rests on the top above three compartments and a small rectangular tray (c); two of the lower compartments have hinged doors; center comparment has two round holes that may have once held cups.
This dressing box belonged to Lieutenant Jonathan Church. He used it during the War of 1812.
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