Chest of Drawers

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-64863

Description

Simple rectangular case with rounded corners, with slightly overhanging top with rounded edges. Case with an applied demi-round molding down the edges on the front. Case encloses two small over three long drawers. Sides and front terminate in bracket-curves creating ogee-like feet. Painted bright red with gilt like banding on top and on drawer fronts. Probably repainted in the 1880s. Original turned walnut mushroom style drawer pulls.\n

Details

Descriptive Terms

chests of drawers
case furniture
gilding
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
Gilded
Chest Of Drawers

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Related Items

Title Bed Accession Number 1970.874

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

40 1/8 x 39 7/8 x 17 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.453

Places

Probably