User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Dressing table

Start collecting

The dressing table has a two-piece top with a molded edge and a wide overhang. The front skirt is shaped with three flat-heded arches and turned drops. The sides are finished with ogee arches. The five drawers have molded lip edges, and the center one is carved with a fan with a small central...

Show Full Description

Provenance

Early history unknown; lent by Dudley Leavitt Pickman, January 4, 1929; given in 1929.

Credit Line

Gift of Dudley Leavitt Pickman

1740–60

Object Place

Suffield, Connecticut, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 44

Dimensions

78.74 x 89.53 x 59.85 cm (31 x 35 1/4 x 23 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.155

Medium or Technique

Curly maple, white pine

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes