Wood, felt and metal
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Dunham Massey, Cheshire (Accredited Museum)
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Two small rectangles of wood; (b) has red felt attached (now very dirty and badly attacked by pest) and five metal quatrefoil studs along the front. The short sides feature dovetail pins. The underside reveals a cut-out section running the length of the front and a second running the length of the back, the former has been filled by a second piece of wood tacked into place. The back of the wood features a plate hook with which to fix the wood to the wall (?).
Stamford collection; devised to the National Trust by Roger Grey, 10th Earl of Stamford (1896-1976).