Penobscot glove box, Indian Island, ca. 1890

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine

Description

This Penobscot glove box has an unusual decorative curl treatment, apparently used only in the late 1800s.

The basket was made to hold the elbow- or three-quarter-length gloves fashionable at the time.

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About This Item

  • Title: Penobscot glove box, Indian Island, ca. 1890
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Town: Indian Island
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ash splints
  • Local Code: HM 7391
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1902
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