Footstool

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1847-1848

GUSN

GUSN-64478

Description

Gothic Revival overstuffed square footstools upholstered with red wool and corresponding gimp. Rails have carved acorn branches inserted in carved lozenge and two applied corner blocks with carved quatrefoil, four turned and octagonal shaped legs with button feet on castors. \n

Details

Descriptive Terms

footstools (stools)
carving (processes)
walnut (wood)
wool (textile)
acorn
Gothic Revival
quatrefoils
walnut (wood)
Stool
Footstool
Walnut
Wool
Carved
Acorn
Quatrefoil
Gothic Revival
Footstool

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Probably Brooks, Thomas, 1811-1887 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Object Type

Furniture; Seating Furniture

Dimensions

19 x 22.5 x 20.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.434.1

Places

New York state (United States)