Antique Hope Chest Decorative Brass Dowry Chest on Wheels - Fort Myers, FL

Monday, 24 October 2011

Item details

City: Fort Myers, Florida
Offer type: Sell
Price: $2,300

Contacts

Contact name Mogulinterior
Phone 239-233-4125

Item description


Gorgeous antique decorative floral brass accents carved pitara dowry chest.
Dowry chest, Richly decorated wooden chest in which the daughter's dowry was kept.The tradition of keeping a hope chest is one that has its roots in the past, but has evolved over the years.
The chest is filled up over the years with items of different meaning to the young woman, along with the hope to someday be married. Preparing a hope chest is a highly individual process that draws on old Indian traditions .
The individuality of the chest bespeaks the character and stature of the family.This beautiful pitara box from India.
Exterior Dimensions :55"x42"x25"