Oak silver chest with steel banding. Mappin & Webb
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Brass nameplate engraved: R Gilbert
Made by Mappin & Webb
34" wide. 24" high. 24" deep
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Blanket chests were traditionally sited on the upstairs landing so any member of the household, perhaps awakening in the night, could have access to them without disturbing others. Candles were stored inside in a small separate compartment, so that they too were easily accessible.