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Blanket Chest

Artist/Maker:
Unknown
Place Made:
Salem North Carolina United States of America
Date Made:
1790-1800
Medium:
walnut –poplar –yellow pine –iron –brass
Dimensions:
HOA 26-1/4″; WOA 46-1/4″; DOA 24-1/2″
Accession Number:
5360
Description:
Large walnut blanket chest over two drawers; hinged with two board battoned lid; two wrought iron strap hinges; base and top molded with waist molding; corners dovetailed; bracket feel; interior is poplar with lift lid till; lid of till is walnut; brass escutcheon, oval brass drawer pulls. Drawers have walnut front, yellow pine sides, poplar back and base.
Credit Line:
Catherine Babcock Mountcastle Fund