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Description

Rectangular trunk. Slightly domed top. Wood carcass with tacked leather. Exterior and two tacked straps and newspaper- lined interior trifoil brass side plates with c-shaped metal handles. Hinge broken. Key and lock on front. Paper label reads "Lucy Coffin/ Newburyport."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1875
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
leather
metal
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
case furniture
leather
Leather
metal
paper (fiber product)
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
Unidentified Metal
Unidentified Paper
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 x 22 1/3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.622
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25592

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