Compass in Wood Box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-50232

Description

Compass contained in small round wood box. Decorative lathe lines on the box cover and the sides of the box. Thirthy-two point compass rose in red, yellow, green and black with magnetic needle under glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

compasses (direction indicators)
wood (plant material)
Compass
Compass

Associated Building

Original To Cooper-Frost-Austin House (Cambridge, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Surveying & Navigational T&E; Navigational Equipment

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser

Accession Number

1982.258AB