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Description

Trunk. Leather, pine, iron, brass, linen. Rectangular in shape; straight sides; flat, hinged top covered in black leather; black; iron strips and latch. Leather handle secured by four brass tacks. White stitching on edges of trunk. Interior covered with linen material. Exterior bottom covered ith blue and white diaper pattern paper. Leather attached to bottom with small iron tacks and four larger brass tacks which act as feet. Diamond-shaped printed label glued to lid reads "N. Neat & Son/Wholesale Dealers in /TRUNKS/VALISES/CARPET BAGS, etc./30+32 Elm Street,/Boston."

Details

Maker
N. Neat & Son (Maker)
Date
1850-1875
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
leather
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
case furniture
leather
Leather
paper (fiber product)
Pine
pine (wood)
TRUNK
trunks (containers)
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Bullard, Jenny W.
Dimensions
5 1/3 x 12 x 7 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1987.883
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
63363

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