"Hat and Coat Tree of Oak for Mrs. C. B. Alexander"


Design drawing titled "Hat and Coat Tree of Oak for Mrs. C. B. Alexander" rendered in pencil on trace. Side and top views are shown. Empire-style hat stand has large acorn finial atop an octagonal faceted and flaring pole; carved bellflowers above two graduated tiers of four bronze hooks; stepped base of pole; and cruciform-shaped platform with carved acanthus leaves above four large paw feet. Title, design notes, "N.Y. Order 19749" and "11489" are handwritten on drawing. Also handwritten is "Detailed Jan 30 - 1907 F. P."


Descriptive Terms

hat stands
coat trees
design drawings

Physical Description

1 design drawing in pencil (14 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches)

Collection Code


Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

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Record Details


A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)

Material Type

design drawings

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