Lap desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-18260

Description

Leather covered square lap desk w/ lock in center of lid surrounded by pressed design. Waffle texture to leather. 2 hinges on side--inside has 2 sections, one large and one small. Large reveals file on backside, small has 2 compartments.

Details

Descriptive Terms

desks
leather
Leather
DESK, PORTABLE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.75 x 11.5 x 12 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2348