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Mulliner Chest

Home Sweet Home Museum in East Hampton, New York   (Latitude: ,  Longitude: )
Contributed by: US332 Wayne Straight   |   10 Aug 2017

Mulliner Chest

Made in the 1640's by Thomas Mulliner of Totoket/Branford, Connecticut, this chest was carved from native White Oak (Red Oak bottom boards). Its dimensions are 27 5/8" high x 51 5/16" wide x 23" deep. Color is dark red w/ shadow molds in dark green. It is currently housed at the Home Sweet Home Museum in East Hampton, New York. It is arguably the oldest surviving example of American furniture.