Box, Storage

Round box painted red, Mount Lebanon, NY

Object ID
1961.13004.1
Community
New York, Mount Lebanon
Makers
Shaker
Family
Church Family
Description

Steam-bent maple round box rim with three swallow-tails secured by copper tacks. Rim fitted to round white pine header on the bottom, held by copper points. Painted red on the inside, outside, and underside of bottom.

Dimensions

4 5/16 x 10 9/16 in. (10.9 x 26.9 cm)

Notes

This box was found in shoemaker's bench 1961.12839.1. The box originally contained a scrap of leather, probably a remnant from shoe-making or shoe repair, which has since been lost.

New York, Mount Lebanon

New York,  Mount Lebanon

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