Blanket chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-22967

Description

Wooden blanket chest, painted brown. Hinged lid fitted w/ cast iron strap hinges. Front of chest consists of 2 horizontal planks fitted together via tongue and groove; sides and back are solid planks. Sides have arch cut into center of bottom to create 2 separate feet.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blanket chests
case furniture
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Painted
CHEST, BLANKET

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

24 x 62.5 x 20.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4690