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Blanket Chest

Description

Chest has thumbnail molded top with cleated ends. Lock has been removed and hinges replaced. Two dovetailed drawers each with 2 wooden pulls. Sides that continue to floor have applied bracket base with elaborate cut outs at front and sides, probably had center drop originally. Badly stripped finish, "antiqued" yellow paint on back boards.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
blanket chests
Chest, Blanket
pine (wood)
Dimensions
34 7/8 x 43 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.320
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
254642

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