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Decoy Box

Description

Painted dark brown with stamped metal figure of Jumbo the Elephant on hinged lid; fitted with two compartments: narrow one for sticks, larger one for decoys [see 1991.772.1-10]; leather straps nailed to two exterior sides. [Rest of strap, 1991.772.12, formerly a shoulder strap, is inside box].

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1900
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Container
Descriptive terms
Box
boxes (containers)
Hunting
hunting
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 15 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.772.11
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3160

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