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Trinket Box

Description

A rectangular cotter-pen hinged lid on dovetail constructed box with molded foot; an arched wire loop pieces sit at front of the lid; red stained finish.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
staining
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Box, Trinket
boxes (containers)
Pine
pine (wood)
Stained
staining
Dimensions
3 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.842
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2623

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