Exceptional Pennsylvania Painted Chest
with Butterfly Design, ca. 1830
Maximum dimensions: 26 ¾ inches (height), 48 inches (width), 22 inches (depth). Pine with original paint and decoration.
The blanket chest is in wonderful condition, with vibrant colors of yellow ochre and burnt sienna, and remains in a stellar state of preservation. There are other known examples of this “Butterfly” decoration from Centre County, Pennsylvania.