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Jewelry Box

Description

Tn, green, blue, red; rectangular; compartmnts; slide lid; multi motifs

Details

Label
In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002.
Maker
May, Mary Perrin, 1815-1877 (Maker)
Date
1830
Location of origin
USA
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
birch (wood)
painting (coating)
varnishing
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Birch
birch (wood)
Bird
BOX, JEWELRY
boxes (containers)
Castle
castles (fortifications)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
Fruit
fruit
Painted
painting (coating)
Seashell
seashell
Varnished
varnishing
People and organizations
May, Mary Perrin, 1815-1877
Dimensions
2 x 8 x 4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.3303
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73268
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Title Sewing Box Accession number 1969.3296 Notes 1969.3296 BOX, SEWING Relationship Similar

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