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Book Rack

Description

Book rack with carved leaves and scrolls; mahogany; four pointed screws attached.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Inscriptions
Tag with ink on bottom: ""Book rack taken from the Old South Church Boston at the time the furniture was removed to make the church into a museum [illegible]...Property of Charles Wellington.
Associated Building
Original To Old South Meeting House.
Material
carving (processes)
mahogany (wood)
varnishing
Object type
Building Component
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
RACK, BOOK
racks (supporting devices)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Varnished
varnishing
Dimensions
6.25 x 2.5 (HxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.13
GUSN
319

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