Portable desk

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-30891

Description

A wooden portable desk with a hinged lid and a turnkey lock. Interior compartments designed to hold writing implements. Writing surface with a felt inlay.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portable desks
wood (plant material)
metal joints
felt (textile)
Desk, Portable
Desk, Portable

Label

In exhibit "Boxes: Open and Shut" at SPNEA's One Bowdoin Square Gallery May 15, 2001 to October 2001. The exhibit then traveled to Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA where objects were on display from November 2001 to May 6, 2002. *** This object only in Hancock Shaker Village venue.

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George S. Selfridge

Accession Number

1926.322