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Tartan Plaid Painted Box in Original Paint: Circa 1870's

Tartan Plaid Painted Box in Original Paint: Circa 1870's


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Folk Art: Pre 1900: Item # 1325637
 $2,800 
$2800

This colorful tartan plaid box is hand decorated with shades of green; orange; red and yellow. It retains the original paint in very good condition. A newspaper under the interior mirror is dated 1871. Probably Pennsylvania origin. Measurements are 10 3/4" wide; 8 3/4" tall and 5 1/2" tall.