Elm with its vibrant swirling grain and mellow colour is so attractive & responds particularly well to repolishing.
In previous years, prior to central heating, elm was prone to woodworm. As a precautionary measure this blanket chest has been comprehensively treated throughout.
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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.