Trunk

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-37719

Description

Fur trunk. Hide and fur over unpainted wood, locks composed of various metals, brass nailheads. Interior lined with paper. Trunk lid embellished with brass nailheads on left and right side and cental oval that frames the initials "S.F.M." for Samuel Foster McLeary. Rows of brass nailheads form a triangle below case lock, and brass nailheads upper edge of case and left and right sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
case furniture
brass (alloy)
hide (collagenous material)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Trunk
Torah
Hide
Brass
Iron
Trunk

Label

In exhibition "Yankee Remix" at Mass Mus of Contemporary Art, May 2003-April 2004.

Maker

Siders, Josiah (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen McCleary

Accession Number

1935.288

Places

Massachusetts (United States)