Shaker Museum

Chest, Tool

Red-painted tool chest, Church Family, Mount Lebanon, NY

Object ID
1950.2095.1
Community
New York, Mount Lebanon
Makers
Shaker
Family
Church Family
Description

Wooden tool chest painted red. The chest is finger jointed with a hinged lid. The lid has rounded edges which extend over the chest on three of four sides. On either side there are metal pull handles. The front of the chest has a metal diamond-shaped escutcheon, with a central key-hole. The handles, escutcheon, and hinges are painted black. Inside the chest, on the right side, there are two drawers with a hinged box on top. Along the left and back side there are wooden tool holders.

Dimensions

17 1/2 x 41 11/16 x 16 3/8 in. (44.5 x 105.9 x 41.7 cm)

Inscriptions

C.A.S

Inscription method: painted

Inscription location: lid

New York, Mount Lebanon

New York,  Mount Lebanon

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Shaker Museum Chest, Tool. https://shakermuseum.us/object/?id=8754. Accessed on May 7, 2021

PEOPLE

Dayton, Andrew

1865 -

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