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Wallpaper lined trunk

Description

Trunk covered in brown and white cowhide. Brass tack and leather trim around edges. Oval brass tack decoration around keyhole. Slightly domed lid. Wallpaper lined interior, vertical drapery swags framing a continuous vine with large-scale leaves. Block printed in black and white on blue ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1811-1817
Wallpaper dates
Material
cowhide
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
cowhide
Leather
Trunk
trunks (containers)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 1/2 x 27 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.114
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
41197
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Fragments Accession number 1972.99 Relationship Similar pattern, different colorway
URL http://www.adelphipaperhangings.com/bixby.html Notes Reproduction paper "Bixby Vine and Drapery"
Title Wallpaper Accession number 2000.258A

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Period/Style
Drapery
Paper Finish
Laid
Paper Type
Handmade
Print Dimensions
Print dimensions: repeat width 7 3/4 (inches)

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