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Utensil box

1985.397 (RS118704)

Description

Undecorated gray metal body w/ soldered and folded-under seams. Cylindrical body w/ slightly overhanging ends. Hinged lid encompasses entire length of cylinder. Hinged hasp closure. Two applied flat tin tabs at back w/ holes for hanging.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1875
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
7.25 (W), 4.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.397
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25080

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