Footstool

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1840

GUSN

GUSN-7490

Description

Square with japanned base. Rounded sides have scalloped skirts; modified bracket feet; gold Chinoiserie scenes. Cushion: needlepoint with yellow and orange striped background; large multi-colored abstract floral medallion and quatrefoil in each corner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

footstools (stools)
japanning
lacquering
upholstery
wood (plant material)
Chinoiserie
quatrefoils
stripes
Lacquered
Japanned
Upholstery
Needlepoint
Medallion
Quatrefoil
Chinoiserie
Striped
FOOTSTOOL

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

5.25 x 11.5 x 11.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.333