Blanket Chest

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-63763

Description

Nailed white pine one-drawer chest with hinged lid. Mahogany graining and crazed finish overgraining applied circa 1880-1930. Bracket foot base. Chipppendale style brass hardware on drawer front; sides of drawer dovetailed to front and back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

blanket chests
case furniture
graining
Norway spruce (wood)
Chippendale
Pine
Grained
Chippendale
CHEST, BLANKET

Associated Building

Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

36 1/2 x 40 1/2 x 20 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles K. Davis

Accession Number

1948.159

Places

New Hampshire (United States)