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Hardware/ household

Object Number: 
2002.1.1626
Date: 
1920-1940
Medium: 
Wood, paper
Dimensions: 
5 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
This wood sample has a yellow paper label on one side that reads in black "This trunk is constructed of 3 ply wood veneer with center ply having reverse grain, and all three plys glued together with water resistent glue, under Hydralic pressure. Plywood is the strongest known material suitable for trunk construction. Made in Petersburg, Va. by the largest Luggage Manufacturer in the World."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group