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Book-shaped Box

1991.1483 (RS21229)

Description

Small pine book-shaped box, rectangular with a wooden hinge; stained a reddish-brown with gold painted on "pages"/edges; and a metal pin closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
gilding
metal
pine (wood)
staining
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Gilded
gilding
metal
Pine
pine (wood)
Stained
staining
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
3.5 x 2.625 x 0.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1483
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3001

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