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Box

Item Information

Title:
Box
Description:
Paint decorated pine bible box, of rectangular form, with hinged molded lid and base on four bun feet; reddish -brown painted ground with stylized, linear flowering vine motif sprigging from foot center with elliptical blossoms in red, white and black. The interior is unpainted and the feet are old but not original, as per NFL. [see photo neg#47476-A]
Date:
1725–1730
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
wire
Bible boxes
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
American Colonial
pine (wood)
Pine
Wire
Painted
Colonial
Places:
Connecticut
MassachusettsEssex (county)Essex
Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.)
Extent:
11.5 in. x 24 in. x 15.75 in. (H x W x D)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
Accession #:
1991.1188
Identifier:
2745