Footstool

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-4241

Description

Oval footstools on four turned legs; needlework tops in pinks, reds and greens. A) depicts a deer in center with floral border; B) depicts bird with flower in beak with floral border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

footstools (stools)
mahogany (wood)
needlepoint (needleworking)
maple (wood)
maple (wood)
floral patterns
figure- and animal-derived motifs
deers
Aves (class)
Needlework
Floral
Bird
Mahogany
Maple
Deer
STOOL

Inscription

Pencil on B: Worked by / Mme. Sally Sayward Barrell / married Richard Keating / Gen Wood of Wiscasset.

Associated Building

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

Maker

Barrell, Sarah "Sally" Sayward, 1738-1805 (Maker)

Location of Origin

York, ME, USA

Object Type

Furniture

Dimensions

8.5 x 11.013 x 9 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.494AB

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