Portable Desk

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1875-1899

GUSN

GUSN-72766

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.),

Related Items

Title Portable Desk Accession Number 1969.2919
Title Portable Desk Accession Number 1969.2919
Title Portable Desk Accession Number 1969.2920
Title Portable Desk Accession Number 1969.2920
Title Portable Desk Accession Number 1969.2921
Title Portable Desk Accession Number 1969.2921

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

4.5 x 14 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2921