Doll's chest of drawers

Object Number: 
1936.603
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Rosewood, poplar
Dimensions: 
Overall: 18 x 26 x 9 3/4 in. ( 45.7 x 66 x 24.8 cm )
Description: 
Rosewood veneered chest of drawers; shallow top drawer above three deeper drawers of equal size, each with a pair of knob pulls; lower drawers framed by turned half-columns applied to front of case on either side (now missing on proper left); raised on plain, rectangular base.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this small chest of drawers was used by the donor's mother, Angelina Burr Corse (b. 1847), for storing dolls' clothes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group