10 Pieces of Early American Furniture You Should Know

New York Kast

For nearly three centuries Dutch settlers in New York and New Jersey stuffed their worldly possessions into giant cupboards known as Kasten. The exterior of this paneled model features colorful painted decoration.

New York City or Vicinity, New York, 1650-1700. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Millia Davenport, 1988 (1988.21).

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