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Shallow oval form with fitted lid, two tapered swallow-tail finger laps, lid top grain painted, box painted rose-red.
wood (plant material)
In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002.
Paper label on top of lid (script): ""White silk from Lebanon 1870""...""Silk Lebanon""
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
1 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
New Hampshire (United States)