Pantry Box

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-2135

Description

Pantry box; oval form, conforming cover, with four tapered finger laps, painted yellow, interior with divider.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
cookware
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
bentwood
Painted
Shaker
Bentwood
Box, Food-storage

Inscription

Paper labels: 1) On top: ""Few balls/of little worth"" 2) Inside: ""Belonged to Sister Sadie Neale,"" etc. (see Provenance). 3) Inside: Shaker label: ""Prickly Ash Bark, crude.""

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.146A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 8 5/8 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.146AB