Black Case

Description
The Copp Collection contains a variety of household objects that the Copp family of Connecticut used from around 1700 until the mid-1800s. Part of the Puritan Great Migration from England to Boston, the family eventually made their home in New London County, Connecticut, where their textiles, clothes, utensils, ceramics, books, bibles, and letters provide a vivid picture of daily life. More of the collection from the Division of Home and Community Life can be viewed by searching accession number 28810.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
case
date made
ca 1800
Physical Description
horn (overall material)
steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 3 3/8 in x 5/8 in; 1.27 cm x 8.5725 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
DL*006536
catalog number
6536
accession number
28810
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Copp Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John Brenton Copp
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