- Date 1828-1905
- Place of Origin Rollag, Numedal, Buskerud, Norway
- Creator Sebjørn Kverndalen
Large trunk with rosemaling on the lid and front in the Numedal style on an orange/red background. The dovetailed corners have metal bands for reinforcement. The interior of the lid is painted white with multicolor floral designs and inscription.
Inscriptions: Anne Tollefsdatter Ruud 1848 (front) and ATDR Er Fod den 7 Januari 1828 (Anne Tollefs Datter Ruud is born 7 January 1828) (interior)
Trunk brought by donors’ grandparents, Andres Johansen Haugen and Anne Stenersdatter Kleverud Haugen, from Numedal, Norway, to Jefferson Prairie (Clinton), Wisconsin, in 1905.
- Materials Wood, iron
- Dimensions height: 28.688 inches; width: 43.625 inches; depth: 24.125 inches
- Identifier / Source 2011.026.001 - Gift of John Haugen in memory of Andres Johansen Haugen and Anne Stenersdatter Kleverud Haugen