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Object Name Box, Candle
Catalog Number 1993.8.455
Date 1900-1950
Material(s) Tinplate
Dimensions H-5.5 W-11.125 D-2.625 inches
Description This tin hanging box has an open upper and lower section. The box is painted mustard yellow with stylized red flower and green leaf decoration. The back is highest, has flower decoration and two holes for hanging the box. Below this the upper section has three pockets and the lower section is one long open pocket. The front has painted decoration. The top front edges of the pockets are reinforced with wire.
Notes This piece is thought to be a candle box. It was one of many pieces collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Boxes
Containers
Candles
Tinsmithing
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS