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March 15, 2012

Victorian doll trunk

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 8:30 am

Victorian doll trunk

Doll trunk used by Julia Bradley Davis of Minneapolis in the 1880s.  The trunk is iron bound with a brown leather covering and barrel top.  It has a lift-out cover tray with a bonnet box and side compartment and a fall-in lid with a hinged compartment and swivel clasp (lid detached).  The compartment lids feature purple paper decoration and paper cut-outs.

For details, view the trunk in our online collections database.

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