Portable Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1875-1899

GUSN

GUSN-72764

Description

Rectangular; hngd lid, inlaid shield; black leathr inter; compartments

Details

Descriptive Terms

portable desks
desks
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
inlay (process)
leather
mahogany (wood)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
shields (motifs)
Mahogany
Leather
Glass
Brass
Silk
Velvet
Inlaid
Shield
DESK, PORTABLE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.5 x 14.125 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2919

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