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Paint-decorated Oval Wooden Box

1991.142AB (RS21504)

Description

Oval wooden box with straight lap, painted mustard yellow; fitted cover with tapered lap, decorated with floral spray in green, red and pink.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
BOX
boxes (containers)
floral patterns
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Spray
Dimensions
12 x 15 1/4 x 9 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.142AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2131

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