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Boarded chest


Chest, c. 1540-1570. An oak boarded chest, the lid, front and one side decorated with scratch-mouldings, the lid opening on long iron strap-hinges, the sides extended to form feet. Shortened on one side early in its history.

  • Object number

    STRST : SBT 1999-16

  • Date


  • Material

    oak wood

  • Location

    Mary Arden's Farm - Mary Arden's House

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust