Trunk

Collection Type

  • Personal gear

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-25565

Description

Trunk. Hide, pine, wrought iron. Lined with pages from "The Safety & Perpetuity of the British State" (no date). Rectangular form with domed hinged lid. Pine carcass covered with hide. Leather strapwork and brass studding at edges. No labels. Squared wrought iron handles on sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
accessories
case furniture
hide (collagenous material)
iron (metal)
pine (wood)
wrought
pine (wood)
Hide
Pine
Iron
Wrought
TRUNK

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

15 1/3 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.74

Date

1770-1800 (Possibly)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)