|Object Name||Desk, Portable|
|Credit line||Gift of the Estate of Miss Ella Johnson through Miss Mary Marshall Johnson|
|Year Range from||1790|
|Year Range to||1810|
Folding lap desk with a double-hinged lid, dark brown finish and green, felt-covered base. The interior has a green felt-covered writing surface and four small compartments at the front. The lid bears a scalloped-edged gold plate at the center. Inside are two sealing wax sticks, a square bottle of ink, and some hand-made paper.
|Dimensions||H-18.5 W-14 inches|
|Dimension Details||dimensions when open; the desk is 9 1/4" long when closed.|