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1986.246 (RS25621)

Description

Trunk. Wood, paper with geometric pattern, metal, leather. Rectangular flat top, patterned-paper covered wood trunk with wood ribs and metal strapping; interior lined with green and white paper; heavy leather strap side handles. Contains blankets, paisley shawls, and Indian rug.

Details

Maker
Tyler, J. L. (Maker)
Date
1865-1875
Inscriptions
Two labels: 1st label: ""From J.L. Tyler, Manufacturer of Travelling, Packing, and Shipping Trunks of all kinds and qualities. Also, sole leather valises, leather bags, ladies' sacks, valise bags, & c., Union Block, 47 Union Street, Boston"" 2nd label: ""Patented Nov 8th, 1864""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
leather
metal
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
case furniture
leather
Leather
metal
paper (fiber product)
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
Unidentified Metal
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
20 1/4 x 41 1/8 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.246
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
14216

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