Wooden Box


This wooden box was owned by the Copp family of Stonington, Connecticut during the 18th century. The wooden box is missing its top, is square outside with a rounded interior.

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.

Associated Name: Copp Family

Location: Currently not on view

Place Used: United States: Connecticut, Stonington

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Copp Collection, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of John Brenton Copp

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.006843.03Catalog Number: 6843.03Accession Number: 28810

Object Name: box

Physical Description: wood (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/8 in x 4 in x 4 1/4 in; 7.9375 cm x 10.16 cm x 10.795 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4f49-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_315244

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