Dressing box

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1785-1815

GUSN

GUSN-4015

Description

Two-drawer, serpentine-sided (all four sides) stand with conforming mahogany top and spool-turned columns in corners; sextagonal brasses; brass key holes; hollywood or maple inlay strip around each drawer; was sewing stand that lost legs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
pine (wood)
brass (alloy)
holly (wood)
mahogany (wood)
veneer
maple (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Federal
Pine
Mahogany Veneer
Maple
Hollywood
Brass
Federal
BOX

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

7.25 x 17.75 x 17.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.330