DECORATED BLANKET CHEST - Peter K. Thomas, Soap Hollow, Pennsylvania, dated 1862, poplar. Dovetailed case over two drawers, interior till, & on bracket feet. Retains its original stenciled decoration, including "CB 1862" & "Manufactured by Peter K. Thomas," on a red ground, trimmed in black & yellow. 28"h. 47.5"w. 26.5"d. At the 1860 Census, Peter K. Thomas was listed as a twenty-two-year-old carpenter. He served two years in the 171st Pennsylvania during the Civil War...