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Wooden box

Description

Wooden box advertising local laundry (Bath, ME). Side and bottom are solid planks. Front and back are 2 sections joined together: bottom 1/2 has visible joinery, top 1/2 is nailed. Hinges at top indicate that once-lidded. Divider inside creates 2 separate compartments.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
Painted on side: ""ADAPTED FOR THE/ BATH, TOILE[?]/ LAUNDRY.""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Merchandising T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12.375 x 19.75 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4696
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
22973

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