Bentwood box that has been nailed and stapled rather than lace joined - Rosemaling
  • Date 1847
  • Place of Origin Valdres, Oppland, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

Bentwood box that has been nailed and stapled rather than lace joined.Rosemaling with Hallingdal characteristics. Penciled inscription on inside of lid.

Inscription: Denne har Ida faat i fra Beste far til Minde om Best Mor den 4 March 1848.

Translation: This is Ida’s box from Grandfather in memory of Grandmother 4 March 1848.

  • Materials Wood, metal
  • Dimensions height: 6.125 inches; width: 11 inches; depth: 6.375 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1985.035.001 - Museum Purchase
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