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Blanket Chest

1992.474 (RS21297)

Description

An overhanging hinged lid with molded edge on dovetail constructed box with molded edge raised on shaped bracket feet. The surface is painted blue and grain painted in elaborate swirls in darker blue. Till without cover inside.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
graining
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
blanket chests
case furniture
CHEST, BLANKET
graining
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
19 x 40.75 x 17.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.474
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11144

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