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Beehive

1992.368 (RS21572)

Description

Domed woven form of straw and ash splints on a circular wood base. There are several holes on the dome and one arched opening at the base. It is all varnished.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1910
Location of origin
Europe
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
straw (plant material)
weaving
Object type
Animal Husbandry T&E
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
BEEHIVE
beehives (apiaries)
Rye Straw
straw (plant material)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
14 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.368
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11420

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