Blanket Chest, ca. 1921
This is a Blanket Chest.
Painter and decorative artisan Max Kuehne took inspiration from Persian miniatures for his fanciful decoration of this eighteenth-century-style blanket chest. The orginal owner, Laura Barnes, wife of Philadelphia collector Dr. Albert Barnes, was from Brooklyn
It is credited
Lent by Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 67.271.1.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 56.5 × 113 × 49.5 cm (22 1/4 × 44 1/2 × 19 1/2 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.