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Box Lid

1936.255 (RS242365)

Description

Wooden lid with a straw inlay in a geometric pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Sample of straw marquetry, probably / the cover of a box. From the garret /of the Ward-Washington Hotel, house / on Washington St. Salem Mass. / Gift of Mr. Sullivan /26 February 1936" (Handwritten on back of lid.)
Material
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Containers
Places
Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Box
lids
straw (plant material)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1936.255
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Grace L. Richards
GUSN
38467

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