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Portable Desk

Description

Rectangular; hngd lid, inlaid shield; green velvet inside; compartments

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1874
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Written Communication T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
DESK, PORTABLE
desks
Glass
glass (material)
Inlaid
inlay (process)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
portable desks
Shield
shields (motifs)
Silk
silk (textile)
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
4.5 x 14.125 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.2920
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
72765
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