Trunk

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-25567

Description

Trunk. Pine, leather, brass, iron. Newspaper lining, with notices dated 1830 and labeled Kennebunkport, Portland, etc. Rectangular form with hinged lid. Pine carcass with black leather covering. Leather reinforced edges with brass studs. Cast iron C-shaped handles at sides. Two express company labels on sides, each marked "Newburyport and Boston".

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
accessories
case furniture
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
leather
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Leather
Brass
Iron
TRUNK

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

14 x 14 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.76

Places

Massachusetts (United States)