Box

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1960-1980

GUSN

GUSN-11235

Description

An oval bentwood box with three tapering "finger" laps and fitted cover with single "finger" lap; shaped arched swing handle held with turned wooden pins; secured with a polymer peg; natural finish.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sewing boxes
needlework (visual works)
bentwood
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
maple (wood)
Shaker (Christian sect)
Birch
Maple
Bentwood
Shaker
Box

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1992.407A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 6 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.407AB