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Object ID 1986.004.003
Object Name Chest
Collection Furniture
Credit line Gift of James Calhoun
Date circa 1800
Description Chest of drawers with ogee bracket feet that once had modern casters added (since removed). There are three drawers at the top over two drawers and then over three single graduated drawers. The brasses are of several different designs.
Dimensions H-51.5 W-41.5 D-22.75 inches
Dimension Details greatest dimensions
Owned Starr family
Provenance The chest of drawers came from the Starr family of 1310 King Street, Wilmington. Hannah A. Doherty acquired several Starr family items from Elizabeth Starr, the last member of the family to live in the King Street house around 1901. She later willed these items to the donor.
Subjects Chests
People Starr, Captain Jacob
Search Terms Chest of Drawers
Starr Family
Room Nursery
Material Walnut; pine
Place of Origin Wilmington, DE