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Linen Press

1949.410 (RS119529)

Description

Hepplewhite style. French bracket feet support large rectangular case. Straight skirt with two lower doors with molded edges and recessed panels which open to reveal four sliding drawers. Rounded molding separates lower section from similar, higher upper doors enclosing a cabinet (doors locked shut). Slightly overhanging flat molded top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1768-1799
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Object type
Maintenance T&E
Descriptive terms
Hepplewhite
linen presses
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
PRESS, LINEN
Veneered
veneering
Dimensions
85.75 x 58.125 x 23.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.410
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7632

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