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Description

Fur trunk. Hide and fur over unpainted wood, locks composed of various metals, brass nailheads. Interior lined with paper. Trunk lid embellished with brass nailheads on left and right side and cental oval that frames the initials "S.F.M." for Samuel Foster McLeary. Rows of brass nailheads form a triangle below case lock, and brass nailheads upper edge of case and left and right sides.

Details

Label
In exhibition "Yankee Remix" at Mass Mus of Contemporary Art, May 2003-April 2004.
Maker
Siders, Josiah (Maker)
Date
1800-1820
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
brass (alloy)
hide (collagenous material)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear; Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
Hide
hide (collagenous material)
Iron
iron (metal)
Torah
Trunk
trunks (containers)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1935.288
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Helen McCleary
GUSN
37719

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