10 Pieces of Early American Furniture You Should Know

Fancy Painted Chest

This blanket chest is a rare survivor among American painted furniture. Its bright and exuberantly painted exterior reminds us that the homes of our forefathers were anything but dull.

New England, 1825-1840. Courtesy of the American Folk Art Museum, gift of Jean Lipman in honor of Cyril Irwin Nelson (1994.5.1).

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