Blanket chest

about 1830-40


Object Place: New England

Dimensions

Overall: 62.9 x 123.2 x 45.7 cm (24 3/4 x 48 1/2 x 18 in.)

Accession Number

2013.356

Medium or Technique

Painted pine

On View

Joyce and Edward Linde Gallery (Gallery 237)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Case furniture and boxes

Vinegar-painted chest with red, green, and yellow paint covering the surface. Molded edges at top and base; standing on bracket feet.

Provenance

By 2013, Stephen Score Antiques, Boston; March 2013, sold by Score to Joyce Linde; 2013, gift of Linde to the MFA. (Accession date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Joyce Linde