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This container, sometimes called a trinket box, was found at the Shawnee Indian Mission. The pot has a solid brass rim and ledge around the pot opening and three cone shaped brass feet. The enameled pot is decorated in a scroll and floral cloisonned (separated by strips of flattened wire) motif in blue, gold, white, red, pink, black and green. The interior is green. The dome shaped lid is decorated with a scroll cloisonned technique in red and blue. The interior of the lid is green enamel. The small hole on the lid's top may have held a finial.

Date: 1850-1930

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Item Number: 442437
Call Number: 1980.239.382a & b
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442437

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