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Hope Chest

2007.22.1 (RS5418)

Description

Rectangular cedar hope chest with veneered surface, serpentine stepped molding at front, single drawer at bottom front, and four bracket feet. Lid hinged at back, single shelf with three sections lined with green felt under lid.

Details

Maker
The Lane Company, Inc. (Manufacturer)
Date
1942
Inscriptions
Inside body: "PRESSURE / TESTED FOR / AROMA / TIGHTNESS / HERE"

Inside Lid:
Left facing: "FEATURES OF THIS ARTICLE ARE COVERED / BY ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING U.S. PATENTS / 1.479.704 - 1.796.746 - 1.759.401 - 1.759.402 / 1.808.838 - 1.830.281 - 1.879.247 - 1.880.325 / 1.890.857 - 1.890.999 - 1.960.642 - 1.976.779 / 1.978.138 - 1.987.016 - 1.999.960 - 2.019.083 / 2.023.455 - 2.058.571 AND FOREIGN PATENTS / OTHER U.S. AND FOREIGN PATENTS PENDING"

Center: "LANE / Altavista, VA"

Left: "ONLY ARTICLES STORED / IN THIS CHEST COMPARTMENT / ARE COVERED BY MOTH / INSURANCE POLICY" (Stamp)
Location of origin
Alta Vista, Virginia; Gardner, Massachusetts
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST, BLANKET
People and organizations
Lahikainen, Alpo Henry, Mr., 1920-2001
Lahikainen, Dorothy Ann Swedberg, 1923-1978
Dimensions
24 in x 47 in x 18 1/2 in (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.22.1
GUSN
103393
Related Items
Title 5 Accession number 2007.22.1

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