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Wooden Coffin

Description

An unpainted wooden coffin without a lid; nail construction at shoulder angle, corf-cut and held with wedges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
butternut (wood)
nailing
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Descriptive terms
Butternut
butternut (wood)
COFFIN
coffins
Nailed
nailing
Dimensions
72 x 18.5 x 13.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1049.1
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3265
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