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Child's Blanket Chest

1949.761 (RS119871)

Description

Rectangular form with cupids-bow scalloping on side skirts; plank sides with boot-jack ends; single rectangular basal drawer with two turned knop handles; back-hinged lid has molded top with applied blocks on underside of sides; interior compartment is undivided; stained dark brown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Associated Building
Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
pine (wood)
stain (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
blanket chests
Chest, Blanket
chests (case furniture)
Furniture
Pine
pine (wood)
scalloping
stain (coating)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
15 1/8 x 23 1/4 x 13 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.761
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
250682

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