Decorating Stamp

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2233

Description

Intricately carved feather pattern (paisley), edged with tiny leaf-like design, on roughly cut base; two-piece handle attached by two nails.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stamps (tools)
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
paisley
Wood
Carved
Painted
Paisley
Stamp

Inscription

Carved on top: ""INDIA"".

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 6 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.243