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Box with Cover Mounted on Velvet

Description

Turned oak box (b) and lid (c) sewn to a square piece of balck velvet (a) wtih five brass hooks; paper label sewn to velvet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1757
Inscriptions
"The gift of / Mr. Joseph Grey for / Thankful Hubbard / Dec. 20 1757"
"Box made by Josephy Grey / for Thankful Hubbard / 1757"
Material
paper (fiber product)
textiles
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
paper (fiber product)
textiles
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1998.5815A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Louis Cutter, Henry S. G. Cutter, and Helen Maclellan
GUSN
171948

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