Wooden box

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-22973

Description

Wooden box advertising local laundry (Bath, ME). Side and bottom are solid planks. Front and back are 2 sections joined together: bottom 1/2 has visible joinery, top 1/2 is nailed. Hinges at top indicate that once-lidded. Divider inside creates 2 separate compartments.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wood (plant material)
BOX

Inscription

Painted on side: ""ADAPTED FOR THE/ BATH, TOILE[?]/ LAUNDRY.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12.375 x 19.75 x 14 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4696

Places

Maine (United States)