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1977.337 (RS116576)

Description

Domed top, hide-covered rectangular pine trunk with leather hinges and iron latch and lock; lined inside with blocked blue and white paper; covered with hide and brass studs; oval in center of top has initials "MB" in brass studs; iron handles at either end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1845
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
hide (collagenous material)
iron (metal)
leather
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
Hide
hide (collagenous material)
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
paper (fiber product)
Pine
pine (wood)
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
10.125 x 23.875 x 12.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.337
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4022

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