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Cigar box

Object Number: 
2002.1.3655
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Wood, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
8 x 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.
Description: 
A rectangular wood cigar box covered in paper printed with elaborate floral borders, stylized trees, garlands and gold trim around central oval frames with color printed of men and women in eighteenth century dress on patios courting. On the bottom a black label reads in gold "Gobelin/ Habana/ Frabrica De Cigarros Puros".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group