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Shaker Box Pattern

Description

Template for Shaker sewing box, of thickly pieced together wood attached with nails, the center portion adjustable for length to range from 9 7/8" to 10 1/4", of characteristic oval shape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
1) NFL tag attached to underside: ""Shaker sewing/box template/(see patterns for tops/& bottoms in Shaker/work boxes)."" 2) in pencil on template: ""Shaker"" [NFL] and ""18 / 18"" on both pieces.
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Woodworking T&E
Descriptive terms
Shaker
Template
templates (shaping tools)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 3/4 x 9 7/8 x 1 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.755
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
8679
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