Box with Cover Mounted on Velvet

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1757

GUSN

GUSN-171948

Description

Turned oak box (b) and lid (c) sewn to a square piece of balck velvet (a) wtih five brass hooks; paper label sewn to velvet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wood (plant material)
textiles
paper (fiber product)
Box

Inscription

"The gift of / Mr. Joseph Grey for / Thankful Hubbard / Dec. 20 1757"
"Box made by Josephy Grey / for Thankful Hubbard / 1757"

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Credit Line

Gift of Louis Cutter, Henry S. G. Cutter, and Helen Maclellan

Accession Number

1998.5815A-C