Search Results:

<< Viewing Record 87 of 101 >>
View : Light Box | List View | Image List | Detailed
 


Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:American
Title:Box
Type:Cooking Utensil
Materials:pine, hickory, maple
Measurements:Length 6 1/4 in. Width 4 in. Depth 2 3/8 in.
Accession Number:  MH SK B.11.A.64.12
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Description:
A small oval Shaker spice box, pine top and bottom, hickory rim on cover, maple side on box. 4 1/4 inch, two tounged, copper tacked lap, which was characteristic of Shaker construction. Copper brads used to hold the sides to the top and bottom boards. Outside surfaces painted with the old dull brick red paint.
Slight scent of spice still noticable.

Label Text:
SKINNER CATALOGUE:

Tags:
boxes

Link to share this object record:
https://museums.fivecolleges.edu/detail.php?t=objects&type=ext&id_number=MH+SK+B.11.A.64.12

Research on objects in the collections, including provenance, is ongoing and may be incomplete. If you have additional information or would like to learn more about a particular object, please email fc-museums-web@fivecolleges.edu.

<< Viewing Record 87 of 101 >>