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Book-Shaped Box

1991.1484 (RS21225)

Description

A box- possibly a Spruce gum box. In the shape of a book, the cover of a book with a sliding cover, all over chip-carved decorated of sawtoothed edged circles and eight pointed stars, X's and lines. It is unpainted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1880
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
chip carving
pine (wood)
Object type
Containers
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
chip carving
pine (wood)
Dimensions
5 x 2 3/4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1484
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3002

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