Wooden Box

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This rectangular wooden box was owned by the Copp family of Stonington, Connecticut during the 18th century. The box is covered with Chinese flowered paper.
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.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1800
Copp Family
place used
United States: Connecticut, Stonington
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
wood (overall material)
colonial (overall style)
overall: 2 1/4 in x 4 in x 7 3/4 in; 5.715 cm x 10.16 cm x 19.685 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of John Brenton Copp
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Copp Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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