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Footstool

1949.872 (RS119980)

Description

Four turned legs and ball feet; rounded edges; frame has holes underneath (for caning?). Painted black. Hooked upholsery of multi- colored wool bouquet of flowers; brown ground; tacked on and bordered with brown woven tape.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
hardwood
painting (coating)
tape (materials)
turning (shaping process)
upholstering
upholstery
wool (textile)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
floral patterns
Flower
flowers (plants)
FOOTSTOOL
footstools (stools)
hardwood
Hardwood
Painted
painting (coating)
Tape
tape (materials)
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Upholstered
upholstering
upholstery
Upholstery
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
7.5 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.872
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8056

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