Document Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2829

Description

Rectangular flat top hinged to conforming case, painted green and heightened with red and yellow pinstriped cartnichy, the front freehand decorated with two buildings- (federal style homes) in yellow, red, gray and white. At the top is stenciled with a bowl of flowers and pineapple also in copper. Floor of box lined with printed paper.

Details

Descriptive Terms

document containers
brass (alloy)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
stenciling
Pine
Brass
Stenciled
Painted
Box, Document

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

6 1/8 x 14 1/8 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1281