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Hide Covered Trunk

1986.804 (RS25630)

Description

Hide-covered tunk. Pine, hide, leather. Dome-top form with leather hinges. Ornamented with leather strips and brass tacks, iron hasp and lock plate, and brass bail handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1860
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
hide (collagenous material)
iron (metal)
leather
pine (wood)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
Brass
brass (alloy)
case furniture
Hide
hide (collagenous material)
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
Pine
pine (wood)
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
6 1/2 x 14 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.804
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51141

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