Blanket Chest

Artist/maker unknown, American, Shaker. Made by the Canterbury, New Hampshire community, continuous occupation 1792 - 1992.

Geography:
Made in Canterbury, New Hampshire, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1850-1900

Medium:
Pine

Dimensions:
30 x 40 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches (76.2 x 103.5 x 34.9 cm)

Curatorial Department:
American Art

* Gallery 112, American Art, first floor

Accession Number:
1963-160-17

Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Zieget, 1963

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Label:
Inscribed on lid of box inside chest: "Used by a humble sister Marguerite Frost born 1896 from 1923 - 1955, given her by Sister Jessie Evans as one of the heirs to the fruit of consecrated hands and hearts. Born 1897 died 1937."


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