The painting on this trunk is typical for the Voss area front - Rosemaling & Decorative Painting
  • Date 1845
  • Place of Origin Voss, Hordaland, Norway
  • Creator Ola Eriksen Tveitejorde

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.

  • Materials Wood, metal
  • Dimensions height, 23.5 inches; width, 47.5 inches; depth, 24.75 inches
  • Identifier / Source 1979.002.001 - Gift of June Greb
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