Blanket Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-11144

Description

An overhanging hinged lid with molded edge on dovetail constructed box with molded edge raised on shaped bracket feet. The surface is painted blue and grain painted in elaborate swirls in darker blue. Till without cover inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blanket chests
case furniture
graining
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
CHEST, BLANKET

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

19 x 40.75 x 17.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.474