Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1775-1810

GUSN

GUSN-25576

Description

Chest. Painted pine. Six-board rectangular chest with dovetailed construction. Hinged lid with molded edge; cleats inside each end. Three-sided handles on each end with hole to accomodate rope handle. Interior fitted with a three-part compartment at each side. "T. Colman" in chalk script inside lid. Traces of old dark green paint; now sea green overall.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests (case furniture)
case furniture
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
CHEST

Associated Building

Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

15 1/4 x 44 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman

Accession Number

1985.85

Places

Massachusetts (United States)