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Decorating Stamp

1991.243 (RS20963)

Description

Intricately carved feather pattern (paisley), edged with tiny leaf-like design, on roughly cut base; two-piece handle attached by two nails.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Inscriptions
Carved on top: ""INDIA"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Painted
painting (coating)
paisley
Paisley
Stamp
stamps (tools)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.243
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2233

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