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1992.581 (RS20742)

Description

Rectangular form with rounded angled extension at one end; it has a sliding cover with a tapering square handle [see cataloguing worksheet]; chip-carved with sawtooth borders enclosing three panels of stars, flower heads and geometric devices on sliding cover, sides and upturned endpiece all which is painted green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
chip carving
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Carved
chip carving
floral patterns
Flower Head
flowers (plants)
Geometric design
geometric patterns
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Star
stars
Dimensions
7.875 x 2.5 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.581
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
10724

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