Large Louis Vuitton steamer trunk made of leather
• The jewelry (lock, clasps, nails) are in solid brass marked L.V.
• Its technique for designing finishes is old: the edges are sewn and not padded / studded like today
• Its history is linked to the life of P.L.V. Vilmorin (details below)
Indeed, it belonged to Philippe Levêque de Vilmorin (P.L.V.)
Philippe de Vilmorin was born in 1872 and died in 1917
Joseph Marie Philippe Levêque de Vilmorin born May 21, 1872 in Verrières-le-Buisson and died in the same town on June 29, 1917, more commonly known as Philippe de Vilmorin,
is a French botanist. It comes from the famous family of botanists and seed growers.
You can find out more by reading this article on steamer trunks at Louis Vuitton