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Hope chests were usually stained a dark brown or painted to enhance the engraving or other embellishments on the outside areas. The name of the person who received the blanket chest along with the date was inscribed on the outside or on the inside of the lid of these heirloom chests. Some blanket chests were made with drawers along the bottom in which to place an extra special item such as a wedding dress. Others were given a tray area in top that could be easily removed in which to place smaller items.
The change in color of the sulfur inlay to ivory has only added to its elegance of design. Blanket Chest Heirlooms has a beautiful example of sulfur inlay on blanket chests along with many other examples of Early American reproduction hope chests.Lovely Lingerie Chests Storing Your Fine Garments
Even though society in many regions has discontinued the tradition of giving Dower Chests to their young daughters, beautifully constructed Hope Chests are still loving given as wedding presents or as a special gift.Shaker Style Hope Chests
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