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Item ID# 2004.007.004 a-g
Object Name Table, Dressing
Description One dressing table and mirror. The table is stained a rich, medium brown colour and sits atop a table. The front has two drawers each with one round wooden pull in the centre. Each drawer also has an inlay of a lighter coloured wood in a pattern of two lines running horizontally parallel with a diamond in at each end. The bottom of stand has scroll cut work with two carved spindles that come out from the centre of both sides. The mirror attaches to these and can then tilt up and down. The mirror also has a decorative top which also has sections of lighter coloured wood inlay. The table comes with three identical wooden fasteners, used to attach the mirror to the large spindle posts.
Provenance The dressing table was made by Peter Bartleman of Brant Township. He settled in Maple Hill area in 1850.
Dimensions H-116 W-36 L-81 cm
Lexicon category 2: Building Furnishings
Search Terms / Places Brant Township
Furniture Maker
Maple Hill
People Bartleman, Peter