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1991.290 (RS20958)

Description

Rectangular form with sliding cover, projecting rounded handle at one end, sides with raised panels incised with a circle and flower motif enclosed by sawtooth patterned chip-carved borders; handle also incised with flower and circle; old brown paint.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
chip carving
incising
maple (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Carved
chip carving
Incised
incising
Maple
maple (wood)
Dimensions
2 1/8 x 9 1/4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.290
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2282

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