E23 19th century great old Northern European, Brides boxes. Beautiful colors and great painting on the top of a Mother and Child . These Boxes were a traditional gift a groom would make or have made to present to his bride for her most special possessions, such as her headdress and other small items from her trousseau. The boxes also were known to be part of a bride's dowry. Always colorful Dimensions: 18.5" L by 7.5" H.