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Washstand Shelf

Description

Federal corner washstand shelf; triangular with a single rounded edge with a double arched applied gallery; allover grainpainted in brown and black; the gallery is painted freehand with green and yellow leafy sprigs and stylized blossoms; the outline of the gallery edge is pinstriped in yellow.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
graining
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Federal
graining
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
SHELF
shelves
Dimensions
2 x 18.5 x 10.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.406
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11234

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