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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:American
Title:Box
Type:Cooking Utensil
Materials:pine and maple
Place Made:North America; United States
Measurements:Length 7 3/4 in. Width 5 in. Depth 2 1/8 in.
Accession Number:  MH SK B.11.A.64.13
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Label Text:
SKINNER CATALOGUE: An oval Shaker spice box, pine top and bottom, maple sides and rim. 5 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. Varnish of sides and top worn. Slight scent of spice still noticable. Length 7 3/4" Width 5" Depth 2 1/8". Cat. 11/18/1936

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boxes

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