Overall: 2 3/4 x 4 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. ( 7 x 12.4 x 8.9 cm )
painted: on top, on pincushion: "OLD HICKORY / FOREVER"
handwritten: on bottom of box: "2/3"
printed: on label on bottom of box: "from / HENRY O. HAVEMEYER / MOUNTAINSIDE FARM / MAHWAH, N. J."
Sewing box with velvet pin cusion on top painted with political campaign slogan, "OLD HICKORY/ FOREVER," surrounded with floral and leaf garland; the box is covered with rainbow colored corrugated paper and the edges are trimmed with gold embossed paper; the lid is hinged at the back, and when opened, there is a lithograph portrait of Andrew Jackson, the inside is lined with pink paper.
Gift of Henry O. Havemeyer
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