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Sea chest

1985.357 (RS117580)

Description

Rectangular 6-board chest, originally w/ hinged top. Molded edge around top, and shaped rounded handles at two ends. Butt joints and nail construction. Underside of lid has painted checkerboard. Interior not fitted. "Colman" marked on inside lid.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800
Inscriptions
See description.
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
case furniture
CHEST, SEA
Pine
pine (wood)
sea chests
Dimensions
19 x 19.625 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.357
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25314

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