Rosemaled Norwegian Immigrant Trunk, 1845

Decorated trunk brought to Wisconsin from Norway by immigrant Mette Larsdottir, c. 1845


Mette Larsdottir brought this painted trunk to the Readstown area of Vernon County, Wisconsin from her original home in Luster, Sogn, Norway about 1845.


Related Topics: Immigration and Settlement
19th-Century Immigration
Creator: Larsdottir, Mette
Pub Data: Wisconsin Historical Museum (Museum object #2000.77.1)
Citation: Rosemaled Norwegian Immigrant Trunk. Wisconsin Historical Museum. Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1591; Visited on: 10/25/2014
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