Pantry Box with cover

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1840-1850

GUSN

GUSN-8258

Description

One of a set of round wood spice boxes, painted a blackish-green with red-yellow block lettering in red frame. Fitted lid secured with copper nails. Stackable nest; part of incomplete set.

Details

Descriptive Terms

storage boxes
cookware
copper (metal)
nailing
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Wood
Painted
Nailed
Copper
Box, Food-storage

Inscription

"Starch" (Painted)

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.371.4A,B

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.875 (H), 6.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.371.4AB