Date: 1797-1830

Location: New England, Worcester County, Brookfield, Massachusetts

Artist: Amasa Blanchard

Materials: Pine, paint, iron

Measurements: H: 23 3/8"; L: 55 7/8"; D: 3"

Rectangular sign, constructed of a single pine board, with molding around all four edges; white background paint; black lettering reads: “Amasa Blanchard/CABINET & CHAIR/MAKER;” his name in script and his titles in block letters.

Descended in the family of the donor’s husband, who lived at Elm Hill in Brookfield. Blanchard is identified as a cabinetmaker on deeds in 1797 and 1830.

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