Box or Trunk

Description
Long, rectangular lidded box or trunk with scrolled hasp lock at center of one long side, oval wire handle pinned at center of stamped lid top, and two hinges at back. Lid has a wire-rolled rim, while the box has a folded top edge with wire bead below and a flat bottom. Both lid and box are made of five pieces. Tinned interior. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
box
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims; handle material)
Measurements
overall: 17 cm x 34.5 cm x 14.8 cm; 6 11/16 in x 13 9/16 in x 5 13/16 in
overall: 5 1/4 in x 13 1/2 in x 5 5/8 in; 13.335 cm x 34.29 cm x 14.2875 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*238049.0078
catalog number
238049.0078
accession number
238049
subject
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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