Wood, metal, textile, paper
Overall: 27 x 39 1/2 x 23 in. ( 68.6 x 100.3 x 58.4 cm )
Wooden trunk covered in canvas and reinforced with metal bands and corners; interior covered in white paper with blue triangle design; removable tray inside supported by wood and textile mesh; travel stickers.
Gift of Mrs. Edward Rutledge
printed: on sticker affixed to trunk: "PARIS A LONDRES/ Charing Cross/ (Via CALAIS)" printed: on sticker affixed to trunk: "FROM THE/ NORTH-WESTERN HOTEL, LIME STREET/ LIVERPOOL." printed: on sticker affixed to trunk: "N.Y.C. 7 H.R. R.R." and spaced to be filled out by porter printed: on label affixed to inside of lid: "LOUIS VUITTON EMBALLEUR" and other information about Louis Vuitton ncluding dates 1867 and 1868 for awards.
A tag tied to this trunk reads "GIFT OF MRS. EDWARD RUTLEDGE/ 1954"
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