Box or Trunk

Description
Small, oval box or trunk with a low-domed lid attached by an offset hinge at back; exterior painted dark blue. No handle, clasp or lock. Lid has a wire-rolled rim and box has a plain-edged collar with raised bead below. Lid and box each have one soft-soldered lapped seam; the lid top and flat box bottom have projecting folded edges. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
box
date made
mid to late 19th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
paint (exterior decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 5 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 7.62 cm x 13.335 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*245425.0008
catalog number
245425.0008
accession number
245425
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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