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Catalog Number 05030
Object Name Chest, Blanket
Collection Alice Robertson
Year Range from 1870.0
Year Range to 1890.0
Description Wood chest with 4 legs; hinged lid with keyhole in front; beveled "window pane" design on 3 sides. The "panes" slide back and forth on the horizontal supports; The "frame" on the outside of each pane is nailed to the loose pane. The chest appears to have been stained or painted a reddish color at some time. The "frames" have been stained or painted a blackish color. The chest is plain on back; edges of lid beveled. It appears to have had a label on the top of the lid at one time. Chest has numerous round-head nails in it. Nails on outside appear to have been painted/stained(?) with the wood.
Dimensions H-28.15 W-33.858 D-18.386 inches
Material Wood (Black Walnut?), Metal (ferrous)
Provenance Hope chest that belonged to Alice Robertson, probably donated by her sister, Augusta Moore.
People Robertson, Alice M.
Search Terms Chest, Blanket
Chest, Hope
Wood furniture
Alice Robertson
Samuel Worcester
Category Historical Furniture Accessories