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Slipper Box

1959.397AB (RS80865)

Description

Box (A) on stretchered frame with hinged lid; "papyrun" feet; groved banding around box; turned knobs (two missing on lid); green slik cushion (B).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
late 19th century
Inscriptions
"lipper Box built about 1870-1880" (written in ink)
Associated Building
Used At Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
Material
cherry (wood)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Places
Maine (United States)
Standish (Cumberland county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
Box
Box, Storage
boxes (containers)
Possibly cherry (wood)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
14 3/4 x 19 1/2 x 12 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.397AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances S. Marrett
GUSN
245408

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