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Large, grain-painted, dome-top trunk or lidded box with a scrolled hasp lock on front, oval wire handles at top center of both trunk ends and two hinges at back. Exterior is painted in imitation of wood; the trunk front is stenciled " "WYOMING" (angled at top left) / (???) / WALLINGFORD. / U.S.A. $1". Wire-rimmed lid and trunk are each made in five pieces; the trunk has four vertical folded seams, one in each corner, a flat bottom with folded edge and a folded top edge with wire bead below. Interior painted dark blue. No marks.
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Object Name
date made
late 19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims, handles material)
paint (exterior and interior decoration material)
overall: 14 1/8 in x 19 1/4 in x 13 5/8 in; 35.8775 cm x 48.895 cm x 34.6075 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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