Triangular box to hold woman's headdress front - Decorative Woodcarving
  • Date Unknown
  • Place of Origin Voss, Hordaland, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

Triangular box to hold woman’s headdress. Two front sides formed from one piece of wood with sharp bend in center. Rest of box held together by peg construction. Cover is hinged at back and extends 2/3 of the way to the front. Front corner of top is permanently attached. Chip carved and incised zigzag designs on all sides. Gothic chip carved rosetted on cover.

  • Materials Wood, Metal
  • Dimensions height, 5.5 inches; width, 20.75 inches; depth, 10.17 inches
  • Identifier / Source LC0205 - Gift of Ella Espeseth
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