Blanket Box

From the event:
Opening event for Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and Its Legacy

New Mexico History Museum

A blanket box designed by Mary Colter for La Fonda Hotel, Santa Fe, New Mexico, ca. 1929

These boxes were found at the foot of each guest’s bed. Behind a door that swings open on the front, guests would have found extra linens and blankets inside.

New Mexico History Museum 2013.027.006, gift of Jennifer Kimball and La Fonda Hotel.

Photo by Blair Clark, New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.

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