Box or Trunk

Description
Large, square, lidded box with scrolled hasp lock on front, brass bail handle with wooden grip on top, and two hinges riveted to the back. Lid has a wire-rolled rim, while the box has a top edge folded with a 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
1885-1915
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims material)
brass (handle material)
wood (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 7 3/4 in x 12 3/4 in x 12 7/8 in; 19.685 cm x 32.385 cm x 32.7025 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England
United States
ID Number
DL*245425.0086
catalog number
245425.0086
accession number
245425
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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