Knife Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2548

Description

Red and blue wooden grain-painted knife box with turned handle and slanted sides; nail-construction with square-headed nails.

Details

Descriptive Terms

knife cases
wood (plant material)
graining
Wood
Grained
Box

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

3 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 8 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.676