Book-Shaped Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1830-1880

GUSN

GUSN-3002

Description

A box- possibly a Spruce gum box. In the shape of a book, the cover of a book with a sliding cover, all over chip-carved decorated of sawtoothed edged circles and eight pointed stars, X's and lines. It is unpainted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
chip carving
pine (wood)
Box
Box

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Containers

Dimensions

5 x 2 3/4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1484