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Dressing table


Object number

RIF727

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

80.01 x 70.168 x 49.53cm (31 1/2 x 27 5/8 x 19 1/2in.)

Date

1790–1810

Current location

Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library

Geography

Possibly made in Connecticut, or possibly made in Rhode Island
(view a map of Rhode Island)

Medium

Cherry with mahogany inlays (primary); yellow poplar (rail and drawer sides); white pine (blocks); chestnut (drawer bottom and inner strips)

Style

Federal

Provenance

Reginald M. Lewis, Easton, Maryland. Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), Winterthur, Delaware; given to Winterthur Museum, Delaware, 1961

Associated names

Reginald M. Lewis
Henry Francis du Pont

Bibliography

Charles F. Montgomery, American Furniture: The Federal Period, 1788–1825 (New York: Viking Press, 1966), 353, no. 334, ill.