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Blanket chest

Description

Wooden blanket chest, painted brown. Hinged lid fitted w/ cast iron strap hinges. Front of chest consists of 2 horizontal planks fitted together via tongue and groove; sides and back are solid planks. Sides have arch cut into center of bottom to create 2 separate feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
blanket chests
case furniture
CHEST, BLANKET
Painted
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
24 x 62.5 x 20.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4690
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
22967

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