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1991.1542AB (RS21477)

Description

Paint decorated wooden round box, high-sided with fitted lid, secured with hand-wrought nails; red painted ground and black squiggly painted lines; the top has a pinwheel and swag border in the same style.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
bentwood
cedar (wood)
nailing
painting (coating)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
bentwood
Bentwood
BOX
boxes (containers)
Cedar
cedar (wood)
Nailed
nailing
Painted
painting (coating)
Dimensions
8.375 (H), 12.75 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1542AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3051

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