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Knife Scouring Box

1991.1114 (RS21265)

Description

The box has a rounded top on a tall backboard that is pierced with a circular hanging hole over a rectangular open nail constructed box. It is pained in red and grained in black, green and yellow. The backboard is painted to imitate a "knot" in the wood.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
graining
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Box, Wall
boxes (containers)
Grain painted
graining
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
17 x 7 7/8 x 5 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1114
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3328

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