Tin Trunk

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1750-1850

GUSN

GUSN-28079

Description

Tin box with hinged, domed lid. Lid has hinged latch on side and round pull on top. Box is painted black with red and gold fruit. Box is rusted with paint loss.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
trunks (containers)
tea chests
tin (metal)
Trunk
Trunk

Inscription

"18.247 / Tin Trunk / Painted Ware 1800-1825 / Gift of Miss M. C. Pray" (handwritten)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 9 5/8 x 5 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Nellie M. C. Pray

Accession Number

1918.247

Places

New England (United States) [general region]