Box

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12447

Description

Oval band box has flat bottom, straight sides of single piece of wood, bent around bottom, overlapping edge is tacked at two V-shaped projections, secured with 4 tacks. Lid is flat also. Side of lid is made same way, one overlapping projection.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
ash (wood)
tacking
Ash
Tacked
BOX

Inscription

Inside the lid, written in pencil is: James R. May.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

2.375 x 7.625 x 5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1602AB