Large trunk with decorative iron bands down the ends and middle - Rosemaling & Decorative Painting
  • Date 1863
  • Place of Origin Sauherad, Telemark, Norway
  • Creator Thomas Ø. Luraas

Large trunk with decorative iron bands down the ends and middle. Telemark style rosemaling on lid, and front and side panels.

The trunk was painted in 1863 by Thomas Ø. Luraas (1799-1886). Donor information indicates that the present rosemaling was painted over an older decoration form the 1750’s.

Inscription: Halvor Thostens Sen Naeseth Mallet Aar 1863

  • Materials Wood, metal
  • Dimensions height, 28.5 inches; width, 51.0 inches; depth, 24.5 inches
  • Identifier / Source LC0908 - Gift of Norwegian Museums
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