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Book-shaped Box

1991.1485 (RS21554)

Description

A carved maple book-shaped box, rectangular with a sliding cover; carved horizontal stripes to the binding area, and has an unfinished light-colored wood that is somewhat crude in construction.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
maple (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Carved
carving (processes)
Maple
maple (wood)
Dimensions
7 x 4.25 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1485
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3003

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