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Bench

1991.1473 (RS25734)

Description

A small 2-seater pine bench with a straight top and solid back , solid side panels curving down to form armrests; shallow handles carved at the center to form "bootjack" bottom to sides; simple seat on cleats with additional cleats below, possibly for shelf, crudely made in rough dark wood.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1899
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cutting (dividing)
joining
mortise-and-tenon joints
nailing
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
BENCH
benches (furniture)
Cut
cutting (dividing)
joining
Mortise & Tenon
mortise-and-tenon joints
Nailed
nailing
Pine
pine (wood)
Dimensions
30.75 x 32 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1473
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2993

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