Box

Poplarware box, Canterbury, NH

Object ID
1952.4736.1
Community
New Hampshire, Canterbury
Description

Square, lidded box of woven poplar. Lid and box base edged with white kid "skiver", interior lined with robins egg blue silk which is bolstered and rolled over the top edges of box. Lid is hinged with two loops of blue ribbon (close to the hue of interior) and tied in bows. Elastic loop and pearlescent bead provide a closure mechanism. Bottom probably wood covered by wall paper.

Dimensions

2 5/16 x 4 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (5.8 x 11.2 x 11.7 cm)

New Hampshire, Canterbury

New Hampshire,  Canterbury

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Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon. Box. https://shakerml.org/object/?id=3888. Accessed on December 8, 2019

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