Book Rack

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-319

Description

Book rack with carved leaves and scrolls; mahogany; four pointed screws attached.

Details

Descriptive Terms

racks (supporting devices)
carving (processes)
mahogany (wood)
varnishing
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
scrolls (motifs)
Varnished
Carved
Mahogany
Leaves
Scroll
RACK, BOOK

Inscription

Tag with ink on bottom: ""Book rack taken from the Old South Church Boston at the time the furniture was removed to make the church into a museum [illegible]...Property of Charles Wellington.

Associated Building

Original To Old South Meeting House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.25 x 2.5 (HxD) (inches)

Accession Number

1966.13

Places

Massachusetts (United States)