Mireille Felicia drawer, 2017-11-21 19:37:27. 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.
Emem Tomislava drawer, 2017-11-21 07:01:17. Blanket chests may not be considered a necessary piece of furniture to many in this day and age, but they were extremely necessary to families of the past eras. Many young women were given dowry chests to fill with necessary household items. They crafted quilts, blankets, crocheted items, baby clothes and bed linens to name a few. On their wedding day, these blanket chests were proudly placed on the wedding wagon for the newly weds to take to their home. Other young women did not receive a hope chest until their wedding day, but the chests were still filled with the many needed items to run a household.
Rosetta Tordis drawer, 2017-11-21 17:06:34. Master wood craftsmen, usually known as cabinet makers, during the Early America Era, created blanket chests with very intricate designs. Beautifully crafted inlay design patterns on blanket chests was one of the sophisticated style choices.
Emem Tomislava drawer, 2017-11-21 15:34:57. An antique piece of storage, which now evolved into a classy furniture piece, which offers you with functionality and space to keep your room free from clutter. They are usually made from hardwood which offers durability and longevity. A chest of drawers comes in mainly two different sizes:
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