Trunk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1785-1845

GUSN

GUSN-4022

Description

Domed top, hide-covered rectangular pine trunk with leather hinges and iron latch and lock; lined inside with blocked blue and white paper; covered with hide and brass studs; oval in center of top has initials "MB" in brass studs; iron handles at either end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
case furniture
brass (alloy)
hide (collagenous material)
iron (metal)
leather
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Hide
Brass
Leather
Unidentified Paper
Iron
TRUNK

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

10.125 x 23.875 x 12.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.337