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Storage box

Description

Oval bentwood form with slightly domed hinged lid. Painted green. Decorated at front with polychrome basket of flowers. Top of cover; polychrome flowering vine. Front of box retains some applied paper flower and leaf-shaped embellishments.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Container
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX, STORAGE
Floral
floral patterns
Maple
maple (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
storage boxes
Dimensions
7.5 x 16.5 x 9.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.645
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8272

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