Dressing Table

Unknown Maker (Eastern Massachusetts), American, 18th century

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1730-1750

Walnut veneer and maple with pine, brass

Overall: 31 x 34 15/16 x 20 3/8 in. (78.7 x 88.7 x 51.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Louise C. and Frank L. Harrington, Class of 1924

F.974.360

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Furniture: Table

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 5, 1990.

American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 10-March 1, 1981.

Publication History

Jacqueline Baas, Treasures of the Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1985, p. 108, no. 92.

Margaret J. Moody, American Decorative Arts at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: The Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1981, page 1.

Margaret J. Moody, "American Furniture at Dartmouth College", The Magazine ANTIQUES: New York, August 1981, pp. 326-333, ill. figure 9.

Provenance

Shaw Family, Boston, Massachusetts; Frank L. Harrington, Sr. (1902-1988) and Louise Cronin Harrington (1904-2000), Worcester, Massachusetts; given to present collection, 1974.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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