Blanket Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-254642

Description

Chest has thumbnail molded top with cleated ends. Lock has been removed and hinges replaced. Two dovetailed drawers each with 2 wooden pulls. Sides that continue to floor have applied bracket base with elaborate cut outs at front and sides, probably had center drop originally. Badly stripped finish, "antiqued" yellow paint on back boards.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blanket chests
pine (wood)
Chest, Blanket

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

115.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Dimensions

34 7/8 x 43 1/4 x 19 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.320