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designed after a trunk  in the late 1870’s that  supposedly took its name from a ship called “The Monitor”

designed after a trunk in the late 1870’s that supposedly took its name from a ship called “The Monitor”

Antique Victorian Trunk | Small VICTORIAN Ladies Travel unusual antique Trunk

Antique Victorian Trunk | Small VICTORIAN Ladies Travel unusual antique Trunk

Lovely antique trunk...I have my Grandmother's filled with baby clothes and turn of-the-century love letters. ♥

Lovely antique trunk...I have my Grandmother's filled with baby clothes and turn of-the-century love letters. ♥

Living Room Reno: Inspiration, Gameplan and a Fireplace Mantel | Jenna Sue Design Blog

Living Room Reno: Inspiration, Gameplan and a Fireplace Mantel

This is a particularly fine example of a travelling coffer, or trunk. The outside of the trunk would originally also have been covered in leather, making it waterproof. Travelling trunks dating from earlier centuries were plain inside with perhaps two small drawers. By the16th century the interiors of expensive trunks for documents or small objects were fitted with many trays and drawers. Some, like this one, had a drop front to provide access to the contents.

Travelling trunk

This is a particularly fine example of a travelling coffer, or trunk. The outside of the trunk would originally also have been covered in leather, making it waterproof. Travelling trunks dating from earlier centuries were plain inside with perhaps two small drawers. By the16th century the interiors of expensive trunks for documents or small objects were fitted with many trays and drawers. Some, like this one, had a drop front to provide access to the contents.

Vintage Louis Vuitton Trunk, circa 1920.   Not particularly a LV fan, but this could double as a very cool coffee table, non?

Vintage Louis Vuitton Trunk, circa 1920. Not particularly a LV fan, but this could double as a very cool coffee table, non?

Everything you need to know about antique trunks, including antique trunk history, information on trunk makers, and even trunk parts, trunk repair tools, how-to books, and help for antique trunk do-it-yourselfers.

Everything you need to know about antique trunks, including antique trunk history, information on trunk makers, and even trunk parts, trunk repair tools, how-to books, and help for antique trunk do-it-yourselfers.

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