Document Box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-22998

Description

Small brass bound, hide covered wooden trunk with brass tack decoration. Domed lid has broken handle. Interior lined wallpaper block-printed with red and white pattern on blue ground. Wallpaper covers an earlier layer of paper with handwriting on it.

Details

Descriptive Terms

document containers
trunks (containers)
brass (alloy)
hide (collagenous material)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
Container, Document
Trunk, Document
Trunk, Document

Label

To be exhibited as part of the Sarah Moore Field Collection.

Additional Identification Number

286

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9 1/4 x 9 3/4 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Sarah Moore Field Collection

Accession Number

1998.5937

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Trunk Liner

Ground Color

Blue

State

Original

Type

Machine Made

Medium

Paper