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Object Name Package, Product
Artist Unknown
Description Rectangular wooden box holding 8 packages of writing sand. Each package is wrapped in brown paper and has a yellow and black label that reads: "1 Dozen Papers/FINE WRITING/SAND". There are also several smaller, unmarked packages as well as small piles of black sand that has fallen out of the packages.

Box has matching lid.
Date early 19th c.
Material wood, paper, sand
Dimensions H-6 W-14.25 D-8.75 inches
Category 6: T&E For Communication
Sub-category Written Communication T&E
Catalog Number 1976.38a
Provenance Purchased at a local yard sale.
Source Jeffrey Cobb
Received as Gift