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Bench

Wide bench with spindle decoration along back and beneath arms, with turned legs and stretchers, spiral arm supports, and leather seat and back.

Provenance

Designed for the Ames Free Library, North Easton, Massachusetts, and used there until given to the Museum by the Library Trustees on April 11, 1962.

Credit Line

Gift of Trustees of the Ames Free Library

1879

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

62.335

Medium or Technique

Oak, leather

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Seating and Beds