Busk

Chip carved wooden busk, spirals at top and bottom, points of two hearts meet at center flanked by two small spirals, "PC" carved on reverse

Inscription

"PC" carved on reverse

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Busk

  • American, late 18th to early 19th century
Place of Use
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Manufacture
Massachusetts, United States
Dimensions
7 x 30.7 cm (2 3/4 x 12 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Carved wood (maple)
Classification
Costumes
Accession Number
99.664.98
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