American Decorative Arts

Conestoga wagon toolbox

1800–1850

Yellow poplar

17 3/16 x 14 5/16 x 7 15/16 in. (43.7 x 36.4 x 20.2 cm) other (Case): 13 9/16 in.(34.5 cm)
Mabel Brady Garvan Collection
1930.5051
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Containers - Wood
Geography: 
Made in Pennsylvania
Status: 
On view
Provenance: 

Francis P. Garvan, New York, to 1930; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Gerald W. R. Ward, American Case Furniture in the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1988), 57, 78–79, no. 19.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.