Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2615

Description

Small rectangular form which has a domed hinged lid with lock clasp over conforming box with each plate; box surface is covered with geometrically patterned wallpapeer in overlapping diamond and stripe pattern in blue/green/peach/grey and white; the interior of lid has some paper though it is unfaded; the box is lined with newsprint while the lock has an asphaltum surface.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
wallpapers
geometric patterns
Wallpaper
Geometric
BOX, TRINKET

Inscription

1. on oval white sticker on bottom: 124/ OKE/ 9.50 2. on rectangular black sticker written in white ink on bottom: #38 Early Wall/ Paper Covered/ Box

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

5.375 x 8.875 x 5.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.833