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Accession number 1962.077
Catalog Number 1962.077.0001
Object Name Rack, Towel
Description Double folding; comprised of two identical sides; each side is made up of two long vertical bars; the tops of which decrease in width and the bottoms have rectangular shaped feet; each side has four horizontal pieces of wood that comprise the rack portion; these horizontal parts are dovetailed into the vertical bars and they are additionally secured by means of a screw at each end; rack is entirely pine construction; stained a medium brown, but is unvarnished; these twoidentical pieces are joined together by three brass hinges; each hinge is fastened to the vertical bar by four small screws, two on each side of the bar
Date c.1840
Height (in) 47.5
Width (in) 56.5
Material Wood
Place of Origin New Lebanon
Provenance Andrews dates this piece as beng "New Lebanon, c. 1840"