Lap desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

19th century

GUSN

GUSN-171034

Description

Rectangular rosewood lap desk with mother-of-pearl inlay. Brass handles and golden oriental bird design textile. Green felt bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portable desks
desks
rosewood (wood)
mother of pearl
Desk, Portable

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD342

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

9 x 25 1/8 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2346