Blanket Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1793

GUSN

GUSN-4274

Description

Painted and decorated Chippendale style six board chest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blanket chests
case furniture
appliqué (technique)
birch (wood)
maple (wood)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
walnut (wood)
Chippendale
floral patterns
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
vines
walnut (wood)
Pine
Walnut
Birch
Maple
Applied
Painted
Chippendale
Floral
Vine
CHEST, BLANKET

Inscription

Top inscribed ""Fra Babin 1793.""

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

24.5 x 50.875 x 24.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.208

Date

1793 (Possibly)