Bench

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1700-1899

GUSN

GUSN-2993

Description

A small 2-seater pine bench with a straight top and solid back , solid side panels curving down to form armrests; shallow handles carved at the center to form "bootjack" bottom to sides; simple seat on cleats with additional cleats below, possibly for shelf, crudely made in rough dark wood.

Details

Descriptive Terms

benches (furniture)
cutting (dividing)
mortise-and-tenon joints
joining
nailing
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Pine
Cut
Nailed
Mortise & Tenon
BENCH

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

30.75 x 32 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1473