2007.001.054

Catalog Date: 
02/20/2007
Gparent: 
3: Personal Artifacts
Collection: 
Joyce C. Frenell Collection
Date: 
Unknown
Object Name: 
Pillbox
Owned: 
Mary "Mamie" Jacobs Shankland Rounseville
Parent: 
Personal Gear
People: 
Aszman, Lucile Palmer Shankland Frenell, Joyce Carolyn Aszman Jacobs, Cyrus Jacobs, Mamie Rounseville, Mary "Mamie" Jacobs Shankland
Provenance: 
Mary "Mamie" Jacobs Shankland Rounseville (5/24/1871 - 6/19/1953), passed to daughter Lucile Palmer Shankland Aszman (4/21/1898 - June 1983), passed to daughter Joyce Carolyn Aszman Frenell (5/27/1927 - ).
Record As: 
Gift
Record From: 
Joyce Frenell
Ivory (?) pillbox with lid. Design of beetles, spiders, and other bugs on lid and around outside of box. Made from inlays of different materials - beetle on lid has mother-of-pearl shell. Two grooves run around outside of box as well. Belonged to Mamie Jacobs, unknown when or where she acquired it. No maker's mark. In poor condition.