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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:American
Title:Spice Box
Type:Cooking Utensil
Materials:black walnut and pine
Place Made:North America; United States
Measurements:Diam. 7 1/2 in. Depth 3 3/8 in.
Accession Number:  MH SK B.11.A.64.4
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Label Text:
SKINNER CATALOGUE: A round wooden spice box made of a piece of 1/16 inch black walnut, 2 1/8 inches wide, tapered and coiled on itself with the edges glued together. Bottom and top made of thin three ply - walnut, pine, walnut - and glued in. Contains an exact fitting group of 2 3/8 inch diameter boxes marked allspice, cinnamon, pepper, ginger, nutmeg, mustard, and clove. Diam. 7 1/2" Depth 3 3/8". Cat. 4/12/1935

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boxes

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