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Carrying box

1991.1559 (RS21495)

Description

In the shape of a lunchbox, with a rectangular hinged lid carved with the initials "ANL" and a leafly vine on conforming box with applied handle; carved at sides with geometric motifs; the box is fitted with 2 compartments; it is painted dark green; closes with a wire hinge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1825
Inscriptions
On the lid is carved: ""ANL""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Carved
carving (processes)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
8.5 x 10.25 x 3.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1559
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3068

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