Wallpaper lined trunk

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1811-1817

GUSN

GUSN-41197

Description

Trunk covered in brown and white cowhide. Brass tack and leather trim around edges. Oval brass tack decoration around keyhole. Slightly domed lid. Wallpaper lined interior, vertical drapery swags framing a continuous vine with large-scale leaves. Block printed in black and white on blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
wallpapers
wood (plant material)
cowhide
wallpapers
Leather
Trunk

Additional Identification Number

A2313

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 27 x 13 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1980.114

Date

1811-1817 (Wallpaper dates)

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Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Ground Color

Blue

Type

Handmade

Paper Finish

Laid

Medium

Paper

Period/Style

Drapery