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Footstool

1977.494AB (RS116707)

Description

Oval footstools on four turned legs; needlework tops in pinks, reds and greens. A) depicts a deer in center with floral border; B) depicts bird with flower in beak with floral border.

Details

Maker
Barrell, Sarah "Sally" Sayward, 1738-1805 (Maker)
Date
1840
Inscriptions
Pencil on B: Worked by / Mme. Sally Sayward Barrell / married Richard Keating / Gen Wood of Wiscasset.
Location of origin
York, ME, USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
needlepoint (needleworking)
Object type
Furniture
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Deer
deers
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
footstools (stools)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
Maple
needlepoint (needleworking)
Needlework
Possibly maple (wood)
STOOL
Dimensions
8.5 x 11.013 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.494AB
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4241

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