Paint-decorated Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-249678

Description

Six drawers (three over two over one); brass bail pulls on middle top and two center drawers; turned wooden pulls on top outside drawers and bottom drawers; floral paint decoration with initials and date within the design; thick top with a slight overhang; straight feet with a slightly curved shape where the legs meet the base of the chest creating a slight apron.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
painting (image-making)
painting components
brass (alloy)
turning (shaping process)
floral patterns
paint (coating)
Chest Of Drawers

Inscription

"P D" (Painted)
"1827" (Painted)

Associated Building

Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1949.511