Trunk

Date

1865-1875

GUSN

GUSN-14216

Description

Trunk. Wood, paper with geometric pattern, metal, leather. Rectangular flat top, patterned-paper covered wood trunk with wood ribs and metal strapping; interior lined with green and white paper; heavy leather strap side handles. Contains blankets, paisley shawls, and Indian rug.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
accessories
case furniture
leather
metal
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Unidentified Paper
Unidentified Metal
Leather
TRUNK

Inscription

Two labels: 1st label: ""From J.L. Tyler, Manufacturer of Travelling, Packing, and Shipping Trunks of all kinds and qualities. Also, sole leather valises, leather bags, ladies' sacks, valise bags, & c., Union Block, 47 Union Street, Boston"" 2nd label: ""Patented Nov 8th, 1864""

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Tyler, J. L. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

20 1/4 x 41 1/8 x 21 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.246

Places

Massachusetts (United States)