Box Lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-38467

Description

Wooden lid with a straw inlay in a geometric pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lids
wood (plant material)
straw (plant material)
Box
Box

Inscription

"Sample of straw marquetry, probably / the cover of a box. From the garret /of the Ward-Washington Hotel, house / on Washington St. Salem Mass. / Gift of Mr. Sullivan /26 February 1936" (Handwritten on back of lid.)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Containers

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Grace L. Richards

Accession Number

1936.255

Places

Salem (Essex county, Massachusetts)