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Blanket chest

Date: 1800 - 1820 | Identifier: Historic Hope Plantation
This type of simple utility chest had many different uses. One was storage of bed linens, so such a piece of furniture was not out of place in a bedchamber. Even large houses like Hope mansion often did not have in-room closets. These chests offered extra storage for everyday things. The accompanying video provides a description of the item. more...
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