|Object Name||Box, Trinket|
|Collection||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|Description||Small round box; glass top and bottom; top slightly domed; top of box made of two pieces of glass, between which is a design using mother-of-pearl, various colored beads and tiny gold link chain (wire); written in white on an aqua background in a gold frame on lower right hand side "Tebru lepour tois"; box has pink cardboard sides; fancy gold paper edging on top, bottom and sides.|
|Dimensions||H-1.063 Dia-2.717 inches|
|Material||glass; metal; mother-of-pearl; paper|
|Provenance||Given to Elisa T. Sharpe by her cousin James Webb in 1817. In 1843, she gave it to his daughter, Lucy Webb Hayes. A note written in ink inside the box stated: "This box was presented to me in 1817 by my much esteemed cousin, James Webb and I desire that it be given to his daughter Lucy as a keepsake from Elisa T. Sharpe - July 29, 1843."|
Sharpe, Elisa T.
Elisa T. Sharpe