Wooden Laying Out Board

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-3272

Description

A wide, long board with a rounded end. Unpainted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boards (flat objects)
wood (plant material)
carving (processes)
Wood
Carved
BOARD, LAYING OUT

Inscription

On a jelly label in a blue fountain pen, found on the back of the board read: Laying out board/found in vicinity of/East Kingston, N.H. On a white index card written in blue fountain pen and taped to the top of the board below the jelly label read: Laying out Board/from the vicinity/of/East Kingston, N.H. On a jelly label below the index card, in a ballpoint is: Laying-out board/Found in East/Kingston, N.H./area. Owner would not part with it./Sold after his death.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

73 x 17 x 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1056

Places

New Hampshire (United States)