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Footstool

2006.44.2050 (RS83348)

Description

Empire style mahogony footstool with an embroidered vegetal pattern on the seat. Two C shaped legs joined by a stretcher.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
''Reproduction / Robert Ball Willis footstool / owned by James H. Duncan - / mahogany was bought from the west Indies by Capt David Adams about 1850-'' (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
embroidery (visual works)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
embroidery (visual works)
Empire (style)
Footstool
footstools (stools)
mahogany (wood)
Dimensions
13 1/2 x 12 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2050
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
170422

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