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Shadow Box

Description

A flat rectangular case with a flat molded cornice and a rounded, rectangular cornered glazed front revealing a scal model of a four masted ship. It is fully rigged with rolled sails and a black and red painted hull mounted on a cradle, against a light blue background. The case is raised on a molded base with bracket feet and a shaped skirt. Grain painted?

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1910
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cloth
graining
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
string (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
BOX, SHADOW
Cloth
cloth
dioramas
graining
miniatures (toys)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Seascape
seascapes
Ship
ships
String
string (fiber product)
Dimensions
38.5 x 51 x 11.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1677
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11329

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