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Chest of Drawers

1991.1185 (RS25732)

Description

Paint decorated oak and pine four drawer chest with raised panel moldings and painted decoration in burgandy and red with black spots and trim. The two center slimmer drawers have indented V-shaped ends raised on small onion feet in front (probably replacement) and straight back legs, also knob pull handles. [see photo neg.#47584-A]

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1675-1700
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
oak (wood)
painting (coating)
paneling
pine (wood)
polychrome
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
American Colonial
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers
chests of drawers
Colonial
Jacobean
Oak
oak (wood)
Painted
painting (coating)
paneling
Panelled
Pine
polychrome
Polychrome
Possibly pine (wood)
Dimensions
35.5 x 39 x 20 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1185
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2742

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