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Footstool

1949.333 (RS119453)

Description

Square with japanned base. Rounded sides have scalloped skirts; modified bracket feet; gold Chinoiserie scenes. Cushion: needlepoint with yellow and orange striped background; large multi-colored abstract floral medallion and quatrefoil in each corner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1840
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
japanning
lacquering
upholstery
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Chinoiserie
FOOTSTOOL
footstools (stools)
Japanned
japanning
Lacquered
lacquering
Medallion
Needlepoint
Quatrefoil
quatrefoils
Striped
stripes
upholstery
Upholstery
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5.25 x 11.5 x 11.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.333
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7490

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