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Blanket Chest

Description

Hinged lid with screwed-on end cleats. Two drawers below upper storage compartment, dovetailed, each having 2 turned wooden pulls. Ogee cut-out at base of sides forms foot. More elaborate shaping of front cut-out. Nail construction except drawers. Re-painted blue-green.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
cut nails
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
blanket chests
Chest, Blanket
cut nails
pine (wood)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
38 x 39 3/8 x 17 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.332
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
254669

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