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Chest

Chest
Title
Chest
Date 
1775-1790
Medium 
Pine, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 26 1/2 x 41 1/2 x 24 in. ( 67.3 x 105.4 x 61 cm )
Description 
Black-painted pine blanket chest; front and sides have applied molding with v-shape at center of front panel; applied molding around base of trunk; square feet; original wrought iron hardware.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.1295
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group