Blanket Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-4266

Description

Grained, stenciled and painted 6-board chest with straight bracket feet, ogee curve on inside. Stenciled border surrounds free hand vase of flowers painted on front, "DDTP" painted on front in Victorian script over graining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blanket chests
case furniture
graining
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
stenciling
floral patterns
pine (wood)
vases
Pine
Painted
Grained
Stenciled
Bouquet
Vase
CHEST, BLANKET

Inscription

Pair of stenciled inscriptions on top edge of front board: ""John Pa( )burn"" Queen Anne brass escutcheon.

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

20.5 x 43.875 x 17.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.200