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Wooden Laying Out Board

1991.1056 (RS21145)

Description

A wide, long board with a rounded end. Unpainted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
On a jelly label in a blue fountain pen, found on the back of the board read: Laying out board/found in vicinity of/East Kingston, N.H. On a white index card written in blue fountain pen and taped to the top of the board below the jelly label read: Laying out Board/from the vicinity/of/East Kingston, N.H. On a jelly label below the index card, in a ballpoint is: Laying-out board/Found in East/Kingston, N.H./area. Owner would not part with it./Sold after his death.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifact
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOARD, LAYING OUT
boards (flat objects)
Carved
carving (processes)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
73 x 17 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1056
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3272

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