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Dressing box

1977.330 (RS116569)

Description

Two-drawer, serpentine-sided (all four sides) stand with conforming mahogany top and spool-turned columns in corners; sextagonal brasses; brass key holes; hollywood or maple inlay strip around each drawer; was sewing stand that lost legs.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1785-1815
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
holly (wood)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
veneer
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
BOX
boxes (containers)
Brass
brass (alloy)
Federal
Hollywood
mahogany (wood)
Mahogany Veneer
Maple
Pine
pine (wood)
Possibly holly (wood)
Possibly maple (wood)
veneer
Dimensions
7.25 x 17.75 x 17.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.330
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4015

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