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Pattern, Woodworking

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

Object ID:
1950.2478.1a,b
Community:
New York, Mount Lebanon
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/

New York Mount Lebanon Church Family

New York Mount Lebanon Church Family

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Shaker Museum Pattern, Woodworking. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=8543. Accessed on May 27, 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.