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Sewing Stand

Description

Mahogany top having two hinged leaves supported by wings pivoting from sides of base. Unusual construction of sides with board set in from side face of leg to be flush with drawer sides. Two drawers, the top having dividers for sewing implements, light wood perimeter inlay, 2 wooden knobs. Outline of 2 false drawers on opposite ends. Turned legs with bulb at top of foot. Brass casters.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1800
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
ash (wood)
chestnut (wood)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
veneer
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
chestnut (wood)
mahogany (wood)
pine (wood)
Possibly ash (wood)
stands (support furniture)
Table, Sewing
veneer
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
28 1/8 x 31 x 17 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.465
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
255421

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