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1986.805 (RS24784)

Description

Small, rectangular, domed top, leather-covered trunk. Pine, leather, brass. Brass handles and oval plates at center of top. Leather is held in place with leather strapping and brass studs. Iron hasp and lock plate. Interior is lined with printed Sermons from Newburyport Churches, by Reverend John Snelling.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
leather
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
paper (fiber product)
Pine
pine (wood)
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
7 1/3 x 13 5/8 x 8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.805
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11711

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