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Spice box

1985.311 (RS118642)

Description

Circular bandbox w/ straight overlapping nailed seams. Flat circular top. Indistinguishable mark on top. Contains alum.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1840
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Ash
ash (wood)
BOX, SPICE
cookware
Pine
pine (wood)
spice boxes
Dimensions
3.5 x 6.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.311
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25058

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