Trunk

Object Number: 
INV.950ab
Date: 
1840-1850
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 5/8 x 16 x 12 7/8 in. ( 32.1 x 40.6 x 32.7 cm )
Marks: 
written: on paper label in pencil (in file?): "1. Trunk containing momentoes of Katherine Rebecca (Jewett) Francis" printed: on paper label inside lid: "[image of jockey on horse]/JOHN H. MACDONALD,/SADDLE,/HARNESS & TRUNK/MAKER,/603 BROADWAY,/(NEAR HOUS
Description: 
Rectangular trunk with flat, hinged lid, iron latch and escutcheon, metal strips nailed along edges of trunk, and rounded mounts nailed to corners of lid; trunk covered in black canvas, worn in spots; inside covered in yellow paper, with blue paper folded at bottom; tray with frame covered in yellow paper, bottom formed by criss-crossing strips of blue and white striped fabric; trunk held open by blue and white striped fabric hinge; four pieces of varnished wood, with tongue and groove joinery, also in trunk.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group