Storage box

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-8272

Description

Oval bentwood form with slightly domed hinged lid. Painted green. Decorated at front with polychrome basket of flowers. Top of cover; polychrome flowering vine. Front of box retains some applied paper flower and leaf-shaped embellishments.

Details

Descriptive Terms

storage boxes
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
floral patterns
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Maple
Pine
Painted
Floral
BOX, STORAGE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7.5 x 16.5 x 9.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.645

Places

Pennsylvania (United States)