Trunk

Date

1845-1900

GUSN

GUSN-25568

Description

Trunk. Wood, canvas, tin. Rectangular body with flat hinged lid. Wood carcass covered with black canvas. Pine and tin strapwork reinforced, with base metal mounts at corners and leather straps. Leather handles at sides. Small brown diapered printed paper lining. Interior tray is missing. Newburyport Railway Express Co. labels on top. Note: contains unused partial rolls of late 19th-early 20th century wallpapers (unaccessioned).

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
accessories
case furniture
canvas
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Coated Canvas
Tin
Trunk

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

13 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1985.77

Places

Massachusetts (United States)