Double Sewing Desk or Work Stand

Unidentified Enfield Shaker maker (Enfield, New Hampshire), American, active 1793-1923

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about 1830-1870

Pine with red stain, brass

Overall: 46 × 38 × 22 1/2 in. (116.8 × 96.5 × 57.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.22.16382

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Furniture: Storage

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Exhibition History

Webster Cottage, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

The Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1989-1990.

Shaker Joinery in New Hampshire, Spring Forum, Museum at Lower Shaker Village, Enfield, New Hampshire, April 12, 1997.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 16, 1997-May 1, 2002.

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 12-June 22, 1997.

An Ever-Widening Circle of Friends, The Enfield Shaker Museum, Enfield, New Hampshire, May 30-October 31, 2006.

American Folk Art at the Hood Museum of Art (a thematic partial permanent gallery installation); Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 16, 2015.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 229, no. 201.

Provenance

From "Old Shaker Colony" Enfield Shakers, New Hampshire; collected by Frank C. (1850-1912) and Clara G. Churchill (1851-1945), Lebanon, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1946.

Old Number

F.946.31.4

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