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Wicker Chest

Description

Wicker chest painted pale yellow; square; stands on four legs (front PR corner is a double leg); four basket-like compatments are hinged together at one corner and swing open; top compartment has hinge-top that opens upward; top three compartments lined with pink silk cushions with white lace trim; front of compartments have pink, blue, green and yellow painted floral decoration.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
late 1920s - early 1930s
Inscriptions
"Gardner - Mass." (partial paper label)
Material
lace (needlework)
metal
paint (coating)
silk (textile)
wicker
Object type
Furniture
Places
Gardner (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Medford (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Chest
chests (case furniture)
floral patterns
Furniture
lace (needlework)
metal
paint (coating)
silk (textile)
wicker
Wicker
Dimensions
32 1/4 x 17 3/8 x 17 3/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2002.48.1
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Dinsmore
GUSN
265656
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