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STORAGE TRUNK FOR HILLWOOD FURNITURE COVERS

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STORAGE TRUNK FOR HILLWOOD FURNITURE COVERS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Labeled "Pine and Red Room," on one side in white painted letters. Paper label affixed to side "Also 3rd Flr Office and Hallway,” empty inside. This series of trunks was presumably used for storing closing-the-house supplies for each room, as labeled, in the Hillwood mansion. After Marjorie Post’s departure from Hillwood to Camp Topridge for the summer or to Mar-A-Lago for the winter, a crew stayed behind to close Hillwood.

Category:
woodwork
Object name:
STORAGE TRUNK FOR HILLWOOD FURNITURE COVERS
Made from:
plywood
Made in:
Washington, USA
Date made:
1955-1973
Size:
H. 12 × W. 48 × D. 19 1/2 in. (30.5 × 121.9 × 49.5 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
2014.9.12
Signature marks:
LABEL Pine and Red Room side LABEL Also 3rd Flr Office and Hallway side
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973
Featured in publication:
"Living Artfully: At Home with Marjorie Merriweather Post"