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Hanging Cupboard

Description

Red-painted pine hanging spool cupboard, of tall and narrow rectangular shape, panel door with brass hinges, yellow-painted interior filled with six metal shelves for holdig spools of thread (now holds toiletries and medicines); there is a metal clasp at the bottom to secure it shut.

Details

Maker
Shaker Village (Maker)
Date
1848-1899
Location of origin
Canterbury, NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
tin (metal)
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
CUPBOARD, HANGING
hanging cupboards
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Shaker
Shaker (Christian sect)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
30 x 12.25 x 2.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1455
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2975

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