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1992.407AB (RS25755)

Description

An oval bentwood box with three tapering "finger" laps and fitted cover with single "finger" lap; shaped arched swing handle held with turned wooden pins; secured with a polymer peg; natural finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1960-1980
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bentwood
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
bentwood
Bentwood
Birch
birch (wood)
Box
Maple
maple (wood)
needlework (visual works)
sewing boxes
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
Dimensions
4 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 6 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.407AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11235

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