Linen Press

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

1768-1799

GUSN

GUSN-7632

Description

Hepplewhite style. French bracket feet support large rectangular case. Straight skirt with two lower doors with molded edges and recessed panels which open to reveal four sliding drawers. Rounded molding separates lower section from similar, higher upper doors enclosing a cabinet (doors locked shut). Slightly overhanging flat molded top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

linen presses
mahogany (wood)
veneering
Hepplewhite
Mahogany
Veneered
Hepplewhite
PRESS, LINEN

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Maintenance T&E

Dimensions

85.75 x 58.125 x 23.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.410