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Object name Box
Description Box, laminated paper on cardboard, engraved, French, 18th-19th century. Card with engraved picture of woman in late-18th century French costume--powdered coiffure, low-cut white dress with blue ribbons, red jacket with gold and lace trim, roses, and a fan--affixed to outer top side of lid. Picture framed in oval cartouche of gold leaf paper edging, most sections missing. Rest of outer lid and box, except for bottom, covered in very dirty white paper with gold trim. Contains one pressed flower and one flower that seems to be fake.
Collection National Museum of American Jewish History
Object ID number 1976.1.13
Date 1700-1900
Place of Origin France
Height (inches) 1.375
Width (inches) 5