Blanket Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-254669

Description

Hinged lid with screwed-on end cleats. Two drawers below upper storage compartment, dovetailed, each having 2 turned wooden pulls. Ogee cut-out at base of sides forms foot. More elaborate shaping of front cut-out. Nail construction except drawers. Re-painted blue-green.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blanket chests
pine (wood)
cut nails
Chest, Blanket

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

127.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

38 x 39 3/8 x 17 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.332