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1985.361 (RS117581)

Description

Trunk. Pine, leather, brass, iron, metal. Rectangular leather-covered pine box with brass tacks. Iron latch with brass escutcheon cover, stamped "PATENT." Interior lined with paper and wallpaper in blue, white and green floral and foliate pattern. Silk ribbons for braces.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1840
Inscriptions
See description.
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
leather
metal
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
metal
paper (fiber product)
Pine
pine (wood)
Trunk
trunks (containers)
Unidentified Metal
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
6 1/8 x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.361
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25295

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