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Chest of Drawers

1970.453 (RS115374)

Description

Simple rectangular case with rounded corners, with slightly overhanging top with rounded edges. Case with an applied demi-round molding down the edges on the front. Case encloses two small over three long drawers. Sides and front terminate in bracket-curves creating ogee-like feet. Painted bright red with gilt like banding on top and on drawer fronts. Probably repainted in the 1880s. Original turned walnut mushroom style drawer pulls.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
gilding
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
case furniture
Chest Of Drawers
chests of drawers
Gilded
gilding
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
40 1/8 x 39 7/8 x 17 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.453
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64863
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