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Classic Medium Brown Faux Leather Wooden Steamer Trunk
This hope chest is all handcrafted and tailored to enhance the existing decor of any room in the home and to provide large storage space. This coffee table is great to use as coffee table, end table, bed end table, storage and decoration.
ITEM#: 13883359This hope chest is all handcrafted and tailored to enhance the existing decor of any room in the home and to provide large storage space. This coffee table is great to use as coffee table, end table, bed end table, storage and decoration.
- Colors: Brown faux leather outside and purple velvet inside
- Material: Hardwood and faux leather
- Indoor usage
- Lined with velvet
- Old fashioned hardware adds to the antique look
- Care instructions: Use soft cloth to wipe when needed
- Medium size trunk weight: Approximately 18 pounds
- Medium trunk dimensions: 28 inches wide x 14.5 inches high x 16 inches deep
|Material||Synthetic Leather Wood|
|Accent Type||Other Accent Pieces Trunks & Chests|
|Season or Holiday||Christmas Easter Fall Father's Day Mother's Day Spring Summer Winter|
|Manufacturer Warranty||30 day Limited Distributor|
|Materials||wood and brown faux leather|
Questions & Answers
Hello, agl1962. Hope your day is going well. A person could sit on it, however most trunks this size are not designed or built to be a bench/seat. The weight limit for the top of the trunk would only be around 80-100 pounds. Thank you for shopping with us and please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.
Does this lock? If not, is there room for a lock?
The Classic Medium Brown Faux Leather Wooden Steamer Trunk and there is no room for a lock. Thank you.
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