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Dining table


Object number

RIF127

Maker

Maker Unknown

Dimensions

Closed: 72.39 x 119.38 x 53.34 cm (28 1/2 x 47 x 21 in.); Each dropleaf: 119.38 x 51.44 cm (47 x 20 1/4 in.)

Date

1780–1800

Current location

Westerly Public Library and Wilcox Park

Geography

Made in Rhode Island
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Medium

Mahogany (primary); maple (hinged rails); white pine (stationary rails and blocks)

Marks

Unknown

Inscriptions

Unknown

Style

Federal

Provenance

Mary Noyes Rogers (died 1938), Westerly, Rhode Island, before 1938; bequeathed to Westerly Public Library, Rhode Island, 1938, on loan to Babcock-Smith House, Westerly, Rhode Island

Associated names

Mary Noyes Rogers
Babcock-Smith House Museum, Westerly, Rhode Island

Bibliography

Ellen Madison, "Finding a Niche," Early American Life 46, no. 3 (June 2015): 57, ill.