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Souvenir shell

Description

Clamshell glued upright onto a wood stand painted gray; the shell is painted blue and brown to look like the seashore; a wooden lighthouse is glued inside the shell; a cotton ball is glued in for clouds.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1945
Inscriptions
"OTIS A. R. WOOD/ ESSEX/ MASSACHUSETTS" (typed)
Material
cotton (textile)
paint (coating)
shell (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Bric-a-brac
cotton (textile)
paint (coating)
shell (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2003.1.16
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Selina F. Little
GUSN
222481

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