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Pantry Box

1991.147AB (RS35180)

Description

Oval bentwood form with fitted lid, four tapering swallowtail finger laps, painted red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1890
Inscriptions
In pencil on underside of lid, in script: ""This Box is for Frank/when I am done with it"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bentwood
BOX, FOOD-STORAGE
cookware
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Shaker
storage boxes
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 10 5/8 x 7 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.147AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2136

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