Chests - trunks

One used to say, that a single trunk can accommodate all of a life.There are many types of trunks: trunks with legs, trunk-beds, wrought trunks and so on.But the most popular are travelling and dowry chests.Every bride in ancient times had to have dowry chest and those chests were handed over from generation to generation, very carefully treated, often in a variety of ornaments, decorated with metals. Earlier chests were used as a clothing store and stood in the bedroom, next to the bed.Travelling-chests are well known for its massiveness, they were used on long road trips, just like our suitcases nowadays.In our days antique chest can be used not only as an archaic piece of storage, often in the interior it performs the function of a table or chest of drawers. 

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