Shaker Museum

Box

Poplarware box bearing trademark of Alfred, ME

Description

Rectangular box with lid, made of woven poplar and cotton thread cloth, wooden base covered with ivory paper on bottom, and blue satin fabric lining interior of box and lid. Fabric extends over outer lip of box edge. Outside edge of lid and 3/4 of base are covered with white leather. Lid is attached to box with two faded ribbons. Lid closes with an elastic loop that attaches to a white button on the front of the base.

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Shaker Museum Box. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=19737. Accessed on November 26, 2022

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