Artist unknown

Description

Collar Box
3 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.
Collar boxes were made for holding men’s collars, although one could also store jewelry, hankies, or the like inside. In regard to the thermoplastic lid, it is likely celluloid, the first thermoplastic invented in the mid 1800’s.

Creator

Artist unknown

Source

Gift of Dr. Bancroft

Identifier

1998.13

Citation

Artist unknown, “Artist unknown,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed October 2, 2022, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/2067.