Brass, Gold, Mother-of-pearl [pinctada maxima], Paper, Tortoiseshell, Wood
360 mm (H)460 mm (Length)265 mm (W)Order this image
Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
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Box; Casket - Rectangular casket raised on four bracket legs, the whole inlaid with tortoiseshell and mother-of-pearl in geometric pattern. labelled inside reads 'Greek Woman's bridal headdress' in Charles Paget Wade's handwriting. 'Wooden casket inlaid with mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell, interior lined with blue paper embossed in gold - made to contain a Greek bridal head-dress' (M Jessup).
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.