Carrying box

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-3068

Description

In the shape of a lunchbox, with a rectangular hinged lid carved with the initials "ANL" and a leafly vine on conforming box with applied handle; carved at sides with geometric motifs; the box is fitted with 2 compartments; it is painted dark green; closes with a wire hinge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
carving (processes)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Carved
Painted
BOX

Inscription

On the lid is carved: ""ANL""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Container

Dimensions

8.5 x 10.25 x 3.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1559