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Pantry Box with cover

1991.371.4AB (RS20847)

Description

One of a set of round wood spice boxes, painted a blackish-green with red-yellow block lettering in red frame. Fitted lid secured with copper nails. Stackable nest; part of incomplete set.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Inscriptions
"Starch" (Painted)
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
copper (metal)
nailing
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Box, Food-storage
cookware
Copper
copper (metal)
Nailed
nailing
Painted
painting (coating)
storage boxes
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
2.875 (H), 6.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.371.4AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8258

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