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Paint-decorated Chest of Drawers

1949.511 (RS119629)

Description

Six drawers (three over two over one); brass bail pulls on middle top and two center drawers; turned wooden pulls on top outside drawers and bottom drawers; floral paint decoration with initials and date within the design; thick top with a slight overhang; straight feet with a slightly curved shape where the legs meet the base of the chest creating a slight apron.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"P D" (Painted)
"1827" (Painted)
Associated Building
Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
paint (coating)
painting (image-making)
painting components
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
brass (alloy)
Chest Of Drawers
chests of drawers
floral patterns
paint (coating)
painting (image-making)
painting components
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Accession Number
1949.511
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
249678

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