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Description

Trunk. Canvas, wood, base metals. Label on top "Robert S. Gifford/ Cedar St./ Duxbury, Mass.". Rectangular form with flat hinged lid. Wood carcass covered with black canvas. Hardwood and tin strapwork reinforced overall. Brass colored mounts. Leather handles at sides. No label inside. Lined with small diaper-printed paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1900
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
canvas
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
canvas
case furniture
Coated Canvas
metal
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
24 1/8 x 37 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.78
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25569

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