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Box of colored crayons

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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

Pastel box

English (used in America), 1810s

Place of Manufacture

England

Object Place

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Equipment