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Jewelry Box

1991.244 (RS141330)

Description

Rectangular, wooden, covered with an overlay of beige/gold/brown straw resembling marquetry: outside and inside lid have architectural scenes, interior compartments have Adam-esque floral and fan designs; mirror on reverse of center panel; red ribbon attached as hinges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
overlays
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Adam
Adam Style
Box, Jewelry
boxes (containers)
House
houses
Neoclassical
Overlaid
overlays
Straw
straw (plant material)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 3/4 x 10 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.244
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2234

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