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1986.803 (RS24924)

Description

Of small rectangular form with a leather strap hinged lid and handle. The entire surface is covered with a brown painted canvas, embellished at the edges with leather-like black strapping held with brass tacks. It has a painted iron lock and hasp. The lid has four brass studded tin patches at the edges. The interior is lined with blue and white printed paper patterned with a stripe of meandering floral vine on a dotted ground alternating with a stripe of "wormed" design.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
canvas
iron (metal)
leather
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
tin (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
canvas
case furniture
Coated Canvas
Floral
floral patterns
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
paper (fiber product)
Pine
pine (wood)
Stripe
stripes
Tin
tin (metal)
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
6.5 x 14 x 9.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.803
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51140

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