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

Dimensions

24 x 62.5 x 20.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4690