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Blanket chest

Description

Lift-top blanket chest with single lower drawer and reverse curve apron. Yellow slip around edges of top, face, and drawer edges. Stencil decoration of grapevine, leaves, and flowers . Gilded tin pulls.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1860
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
gilt paint
paint (coating)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture
Descriptive terms
blanket chests
Chest
Chest, Blanket
gilt paint
paint (coating)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
34 x 44 1/2 x 17 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.448
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308503

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