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Pantry Box

1991.146AB (RS35180)

Description

Pantry box; oval form, conforming cover, with four tapered finger laps, painted yellow, interior with divider.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1910
Inscriptions
Paper labels: 1) On top: ""Few balls/of little worth"" 2) Inside: ""Belonged to Sister Sadie Neale,"" etc. (see Provenance). 3) Inside: Shaker label: ""Prickly Ash Bark, crude.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
bentwood
Bentwood
Box, Food-storage
boxes (containers)
cookware
Painted
painting (coating)
Shaker
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 8 5/8 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.146AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2135

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