Hanging Cupboard

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1848-1899

GUSN

GUSN-2975

Description

Red-painted pine hanging spool cupboard, of tall and narrow rectangular shape, panel door with brass hinges, yellow-painted interior filled with six metal shelves for holdig spools of thread (now holds toiletries and medicines); there is a metal clasp at the bottom to secure it shut.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hanging cupboards
brass (alloy)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
tin (metal)
pine (wood)
Shaker (Christian sect)
Pine
Brass
Tin
Painted
Shaker
CUPBOARD, HANGING

Associated Building

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

Maker

Shaker Village (Maker)

Location of Origin

Canterbury, NH, USA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

30 x 12.25 x 2.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1455

Places

New Hampshire (United States)