Norwegian trunk

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Titles Norwegian trunk
Description Large wooden trunk with a domed lid made in Norway and brought to Minnesota. The trunk is painted with rosemaling inside and out and has wrought iron top and side bail handles, as well as side braces and lock plate. "Fidri, Knuds, Datter, Ldjen, Aar 1825" is painted on the front of the trunk.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 23 inches height
48 inches width
22 inches depth
Nomenclature trunk (container)
Materials wood (plant material)
metal
Creation Made in: Gudbrandsdalen, Norway
Subjects Norwegians
Emigration and immigration
Luggage. Trunks
Dates Creation: 1825
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 61.26 (Accession Number)

User Comments

  • Karen Kunigk on January 10, 2016 07:32:48 PM
    Hello, I saw this wedding trunk online and have a similar one that is, however 2 feet longer, appx, 10 inches higher and 10 deeper as well. It is painted dark green and has folk art painted on it. It is most probably German and from the iron parts looks to be 100-150 years older than the truck pictured here Do you have any idea what the value of such a trunk in fairly good condition might be and where I could inquire about this? I am in Utah.

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