Slipper Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

late 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-245408

Description

Box (A) on stretchered frame with hinged lid; "papyrun" feet; groved banding around box; turned knobs (two missing on lid); green slik cushion (B).

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wood (plant material)
silk (textile)
cherry (wood)
Box
Box, Storage

Inscription

"lipper Box built about 1870-1880" (written in ink)

Associated Building

Used At Marrett House (Standish, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14 3/4 x 19 1/2 x 12 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances S. Marrett

Accession Number

1959.397AB

Places

Standish (Cumberland county, Maine)
Maine (United States)