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Description

Chest. Painted pine. Six-board rectangular chest with dovetailed construction. Hinged lid with molded edge; cleats inside each end. Three-sided handles on each end with hole to accomodate rope handle. Interior fitted with a three-part compartment at each side. "T. Colman" in chalk script inside lid. Traces of old dark green paint; now sea green overall.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1775-1810
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
case furniture
CHEST
chests (case furniture)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
15 1/4 x 44 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.85
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25576

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