Telemark style rosemaling on front panel and top - Rosemaling & Decorative Painting
  • Date 1856
  • Place of Origin Skien, Telemark, Norway
  • Creator Possibly Knut O Mevasstaul

Telemark style rosemaling on front panel and top. Back and side panels painted in background color. Decoratively cut iron reinforcing bands are on the sides and down the center of the trunk and cover.

Painting resembles the work of Knut O. Mevasstaul (1785-1862) from Seljord.

Nils Ellingsgard, 1979

Trunk belonged to grandmother of the donors.

Inscription: Heoge Halvors Datter Malet i aar 1856

Translation: Heoge Halvors Daughter Painted in 1856

  • Materials Wood, metal
  • Dimensions height, 24.5 inches; width, 43.0 inches; depth, 25.25 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1978.001.001 - Gift of Lillie Hamre, Leona Thompson, and Phoebe Heddington
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