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Description

Hide, pine. Rectangular form with domed hinged lid. Pine carcass covered with hide. Decorative leather strapwork and brass studwork, in diamond and square motif. Interior with blueish-aqua paper lining. No maker's label. C-shaped iron handles on sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
hide (collagenous material)
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
case furniture
Hide
hide (collagenous material)
Pine
pine (wood)
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
Dimensions
14 1/3 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.75
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25566

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