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Garden seed box with labels on front and lid, Mount Lebanon, NY

ca. 1870-1880

Object ID
1957.9336.1
Community
New York, Mount Lebanon
Description

Lidded seed box with brass wire hinges. Top held up by string at either end, though the right string is broken. Inside divided into six sections, with five set-in partitions. Machine-dovetailed corners. Stained dark reddish brown. A paper label on the front printed in red, white, and black,"SHAKERS' GENUINE GARDEN SEEDS, MOUNT LEBANON, N.Y.". Inside the lid the label reads "SHAKERS GENUINE Vegetable & Flower SEEDS, from MOUNT LEBANON, COLUMBIA COUNTY, N.Y. / P.D. ADDRESS - D.C. BRAINARD, MOUNT LEBANON, N.Y.". The label goes on to list many seed options.

Dimensions

3 1/4 x 23 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (8.4 x 59.7 x 29.2 cm)

New York, Mount Lebanon

New York,  Mount Lebanon

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