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Chest with drawer


Object number

RIF130

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

33 1/8 x 45 x 17 3/4 in. (84.14 x 114.3 x 45.09 cm)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Babcock-Smith House Museum, Westerly, Rhode Island

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Yellow poplar (top, upper back, drawer front, drawer sides, proper left end); white pine (proper right end, chest bottom, lower back, corner blocks); chestnut (drawer bottom, drawer back)

Inscriptions

"Bk," in chalk, on the interior of the back board; "X," in chalk, on the interior of the drawer back

Style

Federal style

Provenance

Babcock-Smith House, Westerly, Rhode Island