Artist/maker unknown, American, Shaker. Made by the Canterbury, New Hampshire community, continuous occupation 1792 - 1992.
Inscribed on lid of box inside chest: "Used by a humble sister Marguerite Frost born 1896 from 1923 - 1955, given her by Sister Jessie Evans as one of the heirs to the fruit of consecrated hands and hearts. Born 1897 died 1937."
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