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Board chest


Object number

RIF6420

Maker

Maker, attributed to Thomas Taylor, 1772?1857

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Private collection

Geography

Made in Warwick, Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Pine

Marks

None

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

vernacular style, Vernacular

Provenance

Thomas Taylor (1772-1857), Warwick, Rhode Island; by descent to his granddaughter Mrs. William Anderson Dana Litchfield (née Sarah Taylor, 1830–1902) Warwick, then Providence, and later Barrington, Rhode Island; by descent to her granddaughter Mrs. Alfred W. Fletcher (née Ethel Colley, 1885–1980), Providence and later Newport, Rhode Island; by descent to her son Donald B. Fletcher (1912–1999), Newport and later Portsmouth, Rhode Island; by descent to his wife Ruth Button Fletcher (1917-2011), Newport, then Portsmouth, then Tiverton, and later Middletown, Rhode Island; by descent in the family

Associated names

Sarah Taylor Litchfield
Ethel Colley Fletcher
Donald B. Fletcher
Ruth Button Fletcher