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Description

Trunk. Hide, pine, wrought iron. Lined with pages from "The Safety & Perpetuity of the British State" (no date). Rectangular form with domed hinged lid. Pine carcass covered with hide. Leather strapwork and brass studding at edges. No labels. Squared wrought iron handles on sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1800
Possibly
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
hide (collagenous material)
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
wrought
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
case furniture
Hide
hide (collagenous material)
Iron
iron (metal)
Pine
pine (wood)
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
15 1/3 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.74
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25565

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