Footstool

Collection Type

  • Furniture

GUSN

GUSN-170422

Description

Empire style mahogony footstool with an embroidered vegetal pattern on the seat. Two C shaped legs joined by a stretcher.

Details

Descriptive Terms

footstools (stools)
mahogany (wood)
embroidery (visual works)
Empire (style)
Footstool

Inscription

''Reproduction / Robert Ball Willis footstool / owned by James H. Duncan - / mahogany was bought from the west Indies by Capt David Adams about 1850-'' (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

FD261

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

13 1/2 x 12 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2050