Box

Date

1825-1845

GUSN

GUSN-3040

Description

Slightly domed rectangular, hinged lid on conforming box painted black and decorated by stenciled flowerhead border, corner fans and floral sprigs in red, white and yellow; the top is painted with the intitials 'EB' within a reserve of contiguous circles painted in yellow.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
stenciling
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Stenciled
BOX

Inscription

The initials 'EB' are painted on the lid.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.25 x 19.375 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1531

Places

Massachusetts (United States)