Second Floor - SE Bedroom
Furniture and Hard Furnishings
New England, late 18th century. White pine; 16 ¼" h. x 44 ¼" w. x 15 ½" d.
The six-board blanket chest has dovetailed corners, a base molding, and iron strap hinges attaching to top with cleats at each end. Interior with a lidless
till on right side. The iron handles are 20th c. replacements, as is the lock. Chest has been stripped of its original paint and refinished with a clear coating inside and out.