Skip to content

Search Collections

Footstool

1970.434.2 (RS80997)

Description

Gothic Revival overstuffed square footstools upholstered with red wool and corresponding gimp. Rails have carved acorn branches inserted in carved lozenge and two applied corner blocks with carved quatrefoil, four turned and octagonal shaped legs with button feet on castors. \n

Details

Maker
Probably Brooks, Thomas, 1811-1887 (Maker)
Date
1847-1848
Location of origin
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
carving (processes)
walnut (wood)
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture; Seating Furniture
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acorn
acorn
Carved
carving (processes)
Footstool
footstools (stools)
Gothic Revival
Quatrefoil
quatrefoils
Stool
Walnut
walnut (wood)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
19 x 22.5 x 20.625 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.434.2
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64479

Comments