Footstool

Collection Type

  • Furniture

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-8056

Description

Four turned legs and ball feet; rounded edges; frame has holes underneath (for caning?). Painted black. Hooked upholsery of multi- colored wool bouquet of flowers; brown ground; tacked on and bordered with brown woven tape.

Details

Descriptive Terms

footstools (stools)
hardwood
painting (coating)
tape (materials)
turning (shaping process)
upholstering
upholstery
wool (textile)
flowers (plants)
floral patterns
Hardwood
Turned
Painted
Upholstered
Wool
Upholstery
Tape
Flower
FOOTSTOOL

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7.5 x 9.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.872