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Blanket Chest

Description

Nailed white pine one-drawer chest with hinged lid. Mahogany graining and crazed finish overgraining applied circa 1880-1930. Bracket foot base. Chipppendale style brass hardware on drawer front; sides of drawer dovetailed to front and back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770-1800
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
Norway spruce (wood)
graining
Object type
Furniture
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
blanket chests
case furniture
CHEST, BLANKET
Chippendale
Grained
graining
Norway spruce (wood)
Pine
Dimensions
36 1/2 x 40 1/2 x 20 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.159
Credit Line
Gift of Charles K. Davis
GUSN
63763

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