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Description

Rectangular boards comprise top, bottom, front, and back. Hinged domed lid covered with leather and decorated with brass tacks. Wrought iron handles with kidney-shaped backplates. Interior lined w/ wallpaper and printed label reads, "FOSTER AND BARTON/ SADDLE CAP AND TRUNK/ MANUFACTURERS/ NO. 15,/ MARLBOROUGH STREET/ BOSTON."

Details

Maker
Foster and Barton (Maker)
Date
1815-1840
Inscriptions
See description.
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
leather
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
case furniture
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
paper (fiber product)
Trunk
trunks (containers)
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 7/8 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.595
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25424

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