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Dressing table

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Like high chests, dressing tables were a new form introduced to bedchambers about 1690. Often made en suite, high chests and dressing tables provided much-needed storage space in colonial homes, which rarely had closets. In the Baroque style, the front and top of the dressing table was covered...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harold A. Pitman

about 1710

Object Place

New England, probably Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Randall 43


79.37 x 88.58 x 58.42 cm (31 1/4 x 34 7/8 x 23 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Burl walnut veneer, pine




Furniture, Case Furniture and Boxes