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Tin Trunk

1918.247 (RS220396)

Description

Tin box with hinged, domed lid. Lid has hinged latch on side and round pull on top. Box is painted black with red and gold fruit. Box is rusted with paint loss.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1750-1850
Inscriptions
"18.247 / Tin Trunk / Painted Ware 1800-1825 / Gift of Miss M. C. Pray" (handwritten)
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
boxes (containers)
tea chests
tin (metal)
Trunk
trunks (containers)
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 9 5/8 x 5 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.247
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Nellie M. C. Pray
GUSN
28079

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