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Hand Mirror

1991.1232 (RS20794)

Description

Long, oval wooden hand mirror with delicate stringing around the glass; pine handle tapers and is pierced and has two round inlaid bits of ebony; seems to be a woman's.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1825
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ebony (wood)
glass (material)
mirrors
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Ebony
ebony (wood)
Federal
Glass
glass (material)
hand mirrors
MIRROR, HAND
mirrors
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
11.25 x 4.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1232
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2782

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