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Portable desk

1926.322 (RS246178)

Description

A wooden portable desk with a hinged lid and a turnkey lock. Interior compartments designed to hold writing implements. Writing surface with a felt inlay.

Details

Label
In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002. *** This object only in Hancock Shaker Village venue.
Maker
unknown
Material
felt (textile)
metal joints
wood (plant material)
Object type
Written Communication T&E; Writing Accessories
Descriptive terms
Desk, Portable
felt (textile)
metal joints
portable desks
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1926.322
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. George S. Selfridge
GUSN
30891

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