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carved wooden lid in two parts
  • Philippines
  • carved wooden lid in two parts, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • wood, metal, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 20 x 18.5 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 4 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2838.a,b

The wooden lid has a round base (2007.2838.b) to sit into a container with a separate trapezoidal panel (2007.2838.a) carved with leaf-like designs and cut outs that sit into the lid. The vertical edges are decorated with a band of short diagonal lines. The sides were nailed to the center decorative piece. The top edge of the trapezoid has a scallop on either side and a finial in the center.