Box of colored crayons

Pastel box

English (used in America)
1810s


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: England

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 20.3 x 13.3 cm (1 x 8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.664.114

Medium or Technique

Cardboard, block-printed paper, string, pastel crayons

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Collections

Europe

Classifications

Equipment

Box covered in paper with design of black squares and blue dots, lid with string hinges, twenty-four interior compartments which hold colored pastels or crayons

Provenance

Used by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone