Box

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-3051

Description

Paint decorated wooden round box, high-sided with fitted lid, secured with hand-wrought nails; red painted ground and black squiggly painted lines; the top has a pinwheel and swag border in the same style.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
bentwood
cedar (wood)
nailing
painting (coating)
Cedar
Bentwood
Painted
Nailed
BOX

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1542A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8.375 (H), 12.75 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1542AB