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Travel hatbox inscribed "Edna Bonnet," Alfred, ME

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Maine, Alfred

Made of 1/4 wood. Six dove tail corners wallpaper lined. Box top stained dark red, box sides are a lighter color. Wallpaper lined with a yellowish ground with overall stylized floral print in green, red, yellow, and black. Leather hinges.

Maine Alfred

Maine Alfred

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Shaker Museum Hatbox. Accessed on December 1, 2023

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Shane Rothe

Curatorial Associate

Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.