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Object Name Valentine, Sailor's
Year Range from 1880
Year Range to 1900
Place of Origin Prob. New England
Description Rectangular wooden box with hinged lid. The interior is painted red; the exterior sides and lid are encrusted with various sea shells and corals of various sizes arranged symmetrically. The lid is "crowned" with a conch shell. The exterior bottom is stained brown with small traces of a wool covering remaining. Two brass hinges and a lock secure the lid to the base.
Accession Number 1980.863