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Pattern, Woodworking

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

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New York, Mount Lebanon

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


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New York Mount Lebanon Church Family

New York Mount Lebanon Church Family

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Shaker Museum Pattern, Woodworking. Accessed on June 18, 2024


1993.2.20 - Box, Needlework - Heart-shaped poplarware box, Mount Lebanon, NY


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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.