Trunk

Collection Type

  • Household Accessories

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-26827

Description

Rectangular black trunk; leather exterior; wood interior with metal fixtures: edges; handles left and right side; shield-shaped lockand hoop front, center, top; three hinges (back); brass tacks abound in design on all exteriors except back and bottom; braces inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
case furniture
camphorwood (wood)
leather
brass (alloy)
Travel
Trunk

Inscription

"JCL" (letters one on top of the other)
(top left corner) "GMG/ 1971"; (bottom left corner) "ACG / 1971"; (bottom right corner) "EPS/ 1971"; (top right corner) "JB(?)/ KFS" (paint; pencil)
"Ahning" (sticker)

Associated Building

Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

19 x 42 x 21 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Accession Number

1998.6361

Date

1800-1820 (1971- inscription)

Places

South Berwick (York county, Maine)
Maine (United States)