Lidia Hubner's Dower Chest

Lidia Hubner was born in 1812 to Sasanna Schultz and Balthassar Hubner. This chest was made three years before her marriage to Aaron Krauss in 1835. This chest is attributed to the carpentry shop of Balthasar Heydrick, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  A related chest from the Schwenkfelder Library Collection and was exhibited in Paint, Pattern, and People:  Southeastern Pennsylvania 1725-1850 at Winterthur Museum. Width:  48"  Depth:  22″   Height:  27 ½″

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