Trunk

1982.075.001

Title

Trunk

Identifier

1982.075.001

Date

1832

Creator

Unknown

Coverage

Norway

Source

Gift of Chester Vosburg

Format

Wood, metal, rope
Dimensions: Height, 18.063 inches; width, 38.438 inches; depth, 17.625 inches.

Subject

Trunk
Kiste
Rosemaling
Telemark

Description

Trunk with rosemaling on front panel. Red background color painted on side, back, and top panels. Interior unpainted. There is a rope handle on one side.

Inscription: Ole Olsen Holmene 1832

Trunk was given to donor in the early 1940s by the daughter of Ole Olsen. The daughter said that her father brought the trunk from Norway when he emigrated.

Dimensions: Height, 18.063 inches; width, 38.438 inches; depth, 17.625 inches.

Citation

Unknown, “Trunk,” Virtual Galleries, accessed August 21, 2017, http://collections.vesterheim.org/items/show/111.