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Blanket Chest

Description

Grained, stenciled and painted 6-board chest with straight bracket feet, ogee curve on inside. Stenciled border surrounds free hand vase of flowers painted on front, "DDTP" painted on front in Victorian script over graining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Inscriptions
Pair of stenciled inscriptions on top edge of front board: ""John Pa( )burn"" Queen Anne brass escutcheon.
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
graining
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
stenciling
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
blanket chests
Bouquet
case furniture
CHEST, BLANKET
floral patterns
Grained
graining
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Stenciled
stenciling
Vase
vases
Dimensions
20.5 x 43.875 x 17.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.200
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
4266

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