Souvenir Pin Tray

Souvenir Pin Tray

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Description
Small, rectangular tray with two bracket handles featuring a framed and glazed, hand-colored or tinted photograph of a woman in colonial dress seated tending a fire at a hearth in a period interior with large spinning wheel or walking wheel to left and extended comb-back Windsor rocking chair to right. Nailed, molded frame. Blue-gray backing paper is printed with maker and product information in triangle at bottom right.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tray
date made
ca 1920
ca 1910 - 1920
place made
United States: Maine, Portland
Physical Description
photograph (overall material)
watercolor (overall material)
paper (photograph, backing material)
ink (information on backing paper material)
glass (glazing material)
walnut (frame material)
metal, gilt (handles material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 3 1/2 in x 5 7/8 in; 2.54 cm x 8.89 cm x 14.9225 cm
ID Number
1991.0825.16
catalog number
1991.0825.16
accession number
1991.0825
catalog number
1991.825.16
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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