High chest of drawers
- Probably made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
- Maple, black walnut, poplar, eastern white pine
- 61 1/2 x 39 1/4 x 22 3/8 in. (156.2 x 99.7 x 56.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1909
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The striking maple burl veneers that create a pattern of arches draw immediate attention to the upper front of this high chest. A burl is a dome-shaped growth on the trunk of a tree that is sliced though to make veneer.