Collections › MESDA Collection › Miniature Painted Blanket Chest

Miniature Painted Blanket Chest

Place Made:
Possibly Shenandoah Valley Virginia
Date Made:
1780-1810
Medium:
wood –paint
Dimensions:
HOA 5 1/2; WOA 4 1/2; LOA 11 1/8.
Accession Number:
4781
Description:
DESCRIPTION: Miniature painted chest: Rectangular hinged top with applied molding above a dovetailed box; base molding and bracket feet made of one piece; lock in front; painted black with white trim, yellowish foliage on top and 2 sides, front panel with 2 yellow encircled pinwheels.
Credit Line:
Gift of Thomas A. Gray in honor of June D. Lucas.