Digital Commonwealth

Blanket Chest

Item Information

Title:
Blanket Chest
Description:
Oak and black walnut. chest Paneled facade with two-panel sides and four-panel back. Panels feature applied ring and crosses. Triglyphs and bosses on upper rail. Applied split spindles. Missing lower portion which likely included two or four drawers.
Date:
1635–1670
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
maple (wood)
red cedar (wood)
red oak (wood)
walnut (wood)
Norway spruce (wood)
blanket chests
case furniture
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
maple (wood)
walnut (wood)
Red Oak
Walnut
Pine
Maple
Cedar
Seventeenth Century
Places:
Massachusetts
Extent:
26 1/8 in. x 47 5/8 in. x 21 1/2 in. (H x W x D)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Place of origin:
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Notes:
Museum purchase
Accession #:
1940.55
Identifier:
40407