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1998.5937 (RS226330)

Description

Small brass bound, hide covered wooden trunk with brass tack decoration. Domed lid has broken handle. Interior lined wallpaper block-printed with red and white pattern on blue ground. Wallpaper covers an earlier layer of paper with handwriting on it.

Details

Label
To be exhibited as part of the Sarah Moore Field Collection.
Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Material
brass (alloy)
hide (collagenous material)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Object type
Written Communication T&E; Writing Accessories
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Container, Document
document containers
hide (collagenous material)
Trunk, Document
trunks (containers)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5937
Credit Line
Sarah Moore Field Collection
GUSN
22998

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Form
Trunk Liner
State
Original
Paper Type
Machine Made

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