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Pantry Box

1991.151AB (RS35180)

Description

Oval benwood form with fitted lid, two tapering laps (Harvard style: one pointed left, one pointing right), held with brass tacks; painted green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1880
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Bentwood
Box, Food-storage
cookware
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Shaker
storage boxes
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 3/4 x 4 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.151AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2140

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