Trunk

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-63363

Description

Trunk. Leather, pine, iron, brass, linen. Rectangular in shape; straight sides; flat, hinged top covered in black leather; black; iron strips and latch. Leather handle secured by four brass tacks. White stitching on edges of trunk. Interior covered with linen material. Exterior bottom covered ith blue and white diaper pattern paper. Leather attached to bottom with small iron tacks and four larger brass tacks which act as feet. Diamond-shaped printed label glued to lid reads "N. Neat & Son/Wholesale Dealers in /TRUNKS/VALISES/CARPET BAGS, etc./30+32 Elm Street,/Boston."

Details

Descriptive Terms

trunks (containers)
accessories
case furniture
leather
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Leather
Pine
Unidentified Paper
TRUNK

Associated Building

Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

P1004

Maker

N. Neat & Son (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

5 1/3 x 12 x 7 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1987.883

Places

Massachusetts (United States)