Portable Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1825-1874

GUSN

GUSN-72765

Description

Rectangular; hngd lid, inlaid shield; green velvet inside; compartments

Details

Descriptive Terms

portable desks
desks
brass (alloy)
glass (material)
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
shields (motifs)
Mahogany
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

1969.2920

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