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Description

Trunk. Wood, canvas, tin. Rectangular body with flat hinged lid. Wood carcass covered with black canvas. Pine and tin strapwork reinforced, with base metal mounts at corners and leather straps. Leather handles at sides. Small brown diapered printed paper lining. Interior tray is missing. Newburyport Railway Express Co. labels on top. Note: contains unused partial rolls of late 19th-early 20th century wallpapers (unaccessioned).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1900
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
canvas
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
canvas
case furniture
Coated Canvas
Tin
tin (metal)
Trunk
trunks (containers)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
13 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.77
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25568

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