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Victorian Towel Rack

Description

Two trestle legs have block and ring-turnings and urn-shaped finial at the center. Four bulbous feet. Two ring-turned posts project upward from each leg and join at the top via C-shaped carved stretcher. Five round stretchers, two per side, and one top center serving as a towel bar. Doweled joints.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Pine
pine (wood)
RACK, TOWEL
racks (supporting devices)
Urn
urns
Victorian
Dimensions
31.25 x 24.25 x 11.813 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1725
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12591

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