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1971.1602AB (RS118300)

Description

Oval band box has flat bottom, straight sides of single piece of wood, bent around bottom, overlapping edge is tacked at two V-shaped projections, secured with 4 tacks. Lid is flat also. Side of lid is made same way, one overlapping projection.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Inscriptions
Inside the lid, written in pencil is: James R. May.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
ash (wood)
tacking
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
BOX
boxes (containers)
Tacked
tacking
Dimensions
2.375 x 7.625 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1602AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12447

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