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Chest of drawers


Object number

RIF722

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

83.82 x 104.14 x 57.15 cm (33 x 41 x 22 1/2 in.)

Date

1795–1810

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Made in Southeastern Massachusetts, or made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); chestnut (framing and drawer dividers); white pine (back panel and drawer linings)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Federal

Provenance

Henry F. du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; given to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1957

Associated names

Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 182–183, no. 137, ill.