|Credit line||Gift of Timothy Best in Memory of Addie Best|
|Year Range from||1890|
|Year Range to||1930|
Large Louis Vuitton trunk with interior trays/compartments and a wooden frame and sides with metal reinforcing joints and hardware. There are latches on either side of the front that flank a large key locking latch in center. The entire trunk is covered in treated brown fabric featuring "LV" and a flower pattern. "E.P.B." is painted on either side. There is a tag on inside of the lid: "Lrue Scribe Paris"/"Louis Vuitton"/"149 New Bond Street London."
B: Large white fabric covered tray with tie down strips with the text "Louis Vuitton."
C: White cloth covered tray with fabric tie downs, half the size of the trunk.
D: Tray with two covered compartments on either side of the open compartment.
E: Basket-type tray with strips of woven fabric to form sides.
|Dimensions||H-22.5 W-35.25 D-20.25 inches|
|Owned||Emily P Bissell|
|Used||Emily P. Bissell|
|Provenance||This trunk belonged to Emily P. Bissell and was given to the donor's grandmother who worked for her as a nurse.|
Emily P. Bissell
|Material||Wood; cast iron; brass|
|Place of Origin||Paris, France|