Trunk

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-51140

Description

Of small rectangular form with a leather strap hinged lid and handle. The entire surface is covered with a brown painted canvas, embellished at the edges with leather-like black strapping held with brass tacks. It has a painted iron lock and hasp. The lid has four brass studded tin patches at the edges. The interior is lined with blue and white printed paper patterned with a stripe of meandering floral vine on a dotted ground alternating with a stripe of "wormed" design.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
accessories
case furniture
brass (alloy)
canvas
iron (metal)
leather
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
tin (metal)
floral patterns
pine (wood)
stripes
Leather
Pine
Coated Canvas
Unidentified Paper
Brass
Floral
Stripe
Tin
Iron
TRUNK

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.5 x 14 x 9.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.803