Box

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-10724

Description

Rectangular form with rounded angled extension at one end; it has a sliding cover with a tapering square handle [see cataloguing worksheet]; chip-carved with sawtooth borders enclosing three panels of stars, flower heads and geometric devices on sliding cover, sides and upturned endpiece all which is painted green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
chip carving
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
pine (wood)
stars
Pine
Carved
Painted
Star
Geometric design
Flower Head
BOX

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

7.875 x 2.5 x 1.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.581