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Band Box

1991.1541 (RS21563)

Description

Paint decorated ash and pine large, round bandbox with flat, cloth-hinged cover; black ground has white, tan and red florid heraldic decoration along with wavy V-shaped designs running the height of the box; secured with hard-wrought nails.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1800
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
bandboxes (containers)
bentwood
nailing
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Ash
ash (wood)
BANDBOX
bandboxes (containers)
Bentwood
bentwood
Coat-of-Arms
coats of arms
Nailed
nailing
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
13 (H), 15.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1541
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3050

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