Trunk

1979.002.001

Title

Trunk

Identifier

1979.002.001

Date

1845

Creator

Ola Eriksen Tveitejorde

Coverage

Voss, Hordaland, Norway

Source

Gift of June Greb

Format

Wood, metal
Dimensions: height, 23.5 inches; width, 47.5 inches; depth, 24.75 inches

Subject

Trunk
Kiste
Rosemaling
Voss

Description

Trunk was painted by Ola Eriksen Tveitejorde who was born in Hol in 1817, died in Ål in 1876. Tveitejorde mostly lived and painted in Voss. The painting on this trunk is typical for the Voss area.

Nils Ellingsgard, 1979

Side and back panels are painted in background red.

Trunk made by donor's grandfather and used as his sea chest.

Donor's mother used the trunk to bring her belongings to America around 1910.

Dimensions: height, 23.5 inches; width, 47.5 inches; depth, 24.75 inches

Citation

Ola Eriksen Tveitejorde, “Trunk,” Virtual Galleries, accessed August 21, 2017, http://collections.vesterheim.org/items/show/110.