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1991.1531 (RS21562)

Description

Slightly domed rectangular, hinged lid on conforming box painted black and decorated by stenciled flowerhead border, corner fans and floral sprigs in red, white and yellow; the top is painted with the intitials 'EB' within a reserve of contiguous circles painted in yellow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1845
Inscriptions
The initials 'EB' are painted on the lid.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
stenciling
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Stenciled
stenciling
Dimensions
9.25 x 19.375 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1531
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3040

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