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Blanket Chest

1991.930 (RS25691)

Description

Pine blanket chest, with a rectangular lid with molded edge and cleats on a case with a single long drawer with turned wood pulls. On raised, shaped "bootjack" ends and shaped front apron. Grain-painted in yellow and brown-red to simulate pine. Drawer edge painted to simulate inlay.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
dovetail joints
graining
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
blanket chests
case furniture
Chest, Blanket
Dovetail
dovetail joints
Grain painted
graining
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
33 1/2 x 39 x 19 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.930
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2705

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