In God We Trust


Front: Incised abstracted blossom surrounded by vertical rectangle with semicircular ends. Narrow hinge line.
Rear: “In God/We Trust” with curved short lines. Narrow hinge line.
Spine: Two incised lines enclosing pale brown middle section.
Foredge: Coved and polished; lighter brown.

Two tone painted surface unusual.   Only example in collection of “In God ……”.

  • Dateca. 1900
  • MediumSlate (?) with brown paint.
  • Dimensions (inches)3 13/16 x 2 3/8 x 3/4