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Razor Box

1991.232 (RS141322)

Description

Long narrow pine box, painted black, covered with leather (for sharpening) on one side and both ends; sliding cover with thumb hole; interior unfinished, carved to fit razors.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1765
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
leather
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Toilet Article
Descriptive terms
BOX, SHAVING
boxes (containers)
leather
Leather
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
1.5 x 2 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.232
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2223

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