Casket
Date: 1903
Medium: Silver with enamel on copper
Dimensions: 4 1/2 × 13 1/2 × 8 in. (11.4 × 34.3 × 20.3 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. H. W. Janson, 1976
Object Number: 1976-45
About: During the Medieval period, important or valuable items were often placed for safe-keeping or transport in a container called a “casket.” Arts and Crafts designers like Harris often looked to the Middle Ages for inspiration. Harris was married to silversmith, Karl Karlsson.
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