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Spill Holder

1991.1495 (RS21251)

Description

Of rectangular form with a raised, shaped back board pierced with a diamond-shaped hanging hole on the holder which has a bowed mid-section "U" shaped top inlayed with quarter rounds and stars, and a square base under the fan shaped projection inlayed with a star and circle. The sides are inlayed with circles and diamonds. It is of peg construction and holds spills.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Circle
Diamond
HOLDER, SPILL
Inlaid
inlay (process)
lozenges
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
maple (wood)
spill holders
Star
stars
Dimensions
13.5 x 1.875 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1495
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3010

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