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Trinket Box and Lid

1991.1491AB (RS21204)

Description

Oval Shaker-style tinket box (B) with pointed laps. The ground is painted yellow with a black stylized floral decoration on the lid (B)and black splashes to the sides. It is a maple box with the lid possibly made from ash. There are also some wooden pegs, copper tacks and other metal tacks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
bentwood
copper (metal)
maple (wood)
metal
painting (coating)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Ash
bentwood
Bentwood
BOX, TRINKET
boxes (containers)
Copper
copper (metal)
Floral
floral patterns
Maple
maple (wood)
metal
Painted
painting (coating)
Possibly ash (wood)
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
2 1/8 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1491AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11086
Related Items
Title Trinket Box Lid Accession number 1991.1491A Notes 1991.1491 A BOX, TRINKET Relationship Part of set

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