Footstool

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1805-1815

GUSN

GUSN-2784

Description

Rectangular overhanging top; shaped and carved apron with carved bootjack ends; painted dark green and decorated in yellow with a pinstripe reserve enclosing leafy vine and the inscription "Frances Jane Fernald" upon the top; the front side apron is carved with pinwheels and hearts, heightened with yellow and inscribed "Mary and Andrew 1803."; the ends are carved with pinwheel devices.

Details

Descriptive Terms

footstools (stools)
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Painted
FOOTSTOOL

Inscription

Painted at the top: ""Frances Jane/ Fernald"" Painted at the side: ""Mary and/Andrew""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

6.25 x 13.75 x 5.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1234