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Lap desk

2006.44.2346 (RS83125)

Description

Rectangular rosewood lap desk with mother-of-pearl inlay. Brass handles and golden oriental bird design textile. Green felt bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
19th century
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
mother of pearl
rosewood (wood)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Desk, Portable
desks
mother of pearl
portable desks
rosewood (wood)
Dimensions
9 x 25 1/8 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2346
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
171034

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