Shaker Museum

Pattern, Woodworking

Form for a heart-shaped box, Church Family, Mount Lebanon, NY

Object ID
1950.2478.1a,b
Community
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Description

Two-part heart-shaped form for poplarware box. Paper glued to exposed edge. Finger hold carved in center of top. Made of white pine.

Notes

See blog post for discussion of heart-shaped boxes: https://shakerml.wordpress.com/2018/01/24/why-did-the-shakers-switch-from-palm-leaf-to-poplar/

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Shaker Museum Pattern, Woodworking. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=8543. Accessed on November 26, 2022

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