Victorian Towel Rack

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12591

Description

Two trestle legs have block and ring-turnings and urn-shaped finial at the center. Four bulbous feet. Two ring-turned posts project upward from each leg and join at the top via C-shaped carved stretcher. Five round stretchers, two per side, and one top center serving as a towel bar. Doweled joints.

Details

Descriptive Terms

racks (supporting devices)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
urns
Victorian
Pine
Urn
Victorian
RACK, TOWEL

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

31.25 x 24.25 x 11.813 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1725