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Shaker Museum

Box, Storage

Oval box stained yellow, inscribed "Josephine Elie Ware(?) / 6th of December, 1860," Canterbury, NH

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New Hampshire, Canterbury

Maple box (a) with lid (b). Rims steam-bent to an elliptical shape and held by copper tacks through swallowtails (four on the box, one one the lid). White pine headers secured with copper points. Washed with bright yellow paint. A paper label originally read "Blue Satin Ribbon".

New Hampshire Canterbury

New Hampshire Canterbury

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Shaker Museum Box, Storage. Accessed on May 30, 2024

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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.