Seaman's chest. Pine, painted. Rectangular hinged lid with molded edge on a conforming dove-tail constructed box. Grained with red and brown and decorated with green, black, and yellow swags and a heart under the lock; painted with initials and date. Carved wooden bracket handles at sides. Rests on a quarter round molded base.
On the front is painted: ""I.A./1800""
- Associated Building
- Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
- Object type
Massachusetts (United States)
- Descriptive terms
- 18 x 50 x 18 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little