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Rectangular pasteboard box and conforming cover with exterior covered in blue-green shagreen pattern paper; a half-moon cutout at the center on each long side of the box cover allows it to be lifted off; a rectangular clipping of wove paper lines the bottom of the interior.





Pasteboard, paper


Overall: 1 7/16 in. x 4 5/16 in. x 3 1/8 in. (3.66 cm x 10.95 cm x 7.95 cm)
Other (Box top): 1 3/8 in. (3.51 cm)
Other (Box bottom): 1 3/8 in. (3.51 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Bowers Hill, Katherine Bowers Beeson, and Robert Lloyd Bowers, 1989


Printed in black ink in Gothic-style script at the center of the box top: "Established 1864/ S [illegible] edlie Bros. Co./ Jewelers/ 1203 [Illegible] St. N. W./ Washington DC". A logo of an eagle atop a C-scroll flourish is printed to the left of the text.

Object Number

NAC 216

Colors (Beta)

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