Early painted blanket chest with a folk art portrait under the lid. The chest is made of pine, and sports original blue paint and hand-forged iron strap hinges. The portrait of a woman is painted in blue, white, brown and green, with a blue swaged drapery hanging over her head, supported by painted iron hooks. Both the blanket chest and the portrait are in very good condition. Late 18th or early 19th century.
Dimensions: 47” long x 20” high x 20” deep
Item No. 180011