Bootblacking box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-25874

Description

Blue-stained, rectangular wooden shoe box. Removable conforming lid w/ iron handle, revealing interior w/ a platform supporting a raised, foot-shaped form. 4 peg feet. Nailed, dovetailed, and peg construction.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
accessories
metal
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Metal
BOX, BOOTBLACKING

Associated Building

Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Accessory

Dimensions

17.5 x 11 x 15.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edward P. Casey

Accession Number

1955.326AB