Blanket chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1800-1860

GUSN

GUSN-308503

Description

Lift-top blanket chest with single lower drawer and reverse curve apron. Yellow slip around edges of top, face, and drawer edges. Stencil decoration of grapevine, leaves, and flowers . Gilded tin pulls.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blanket chests
wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
gilt paint
stenciling
Chest
Chest, Blanket
Chest, Blanket

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture; Storage & Display Furniture

Dimensions

34 x 44 1/2 x 17 5/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.448