Wall Shelf

Wall Shelf

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Description
Carved fretwork, folding wall shelf consisting of a collapsible, serpentine-front shelf and L-shaped bracket, both with coil or spiral wire hinges pinned into a sawn back panel featuring a symmetrical, openwork design of tripartite leaves on circular looped and S-curved branches. Stamped "10" on back next to penciled numbers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
shelf, wall
date made
1860 - 1899
1880 - 1890
place made
United States
Physical Description
walnut (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 14 1/2 in x 10 in; 1.905 cm x 36.83 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
1991.0268.01
catalog number
1991.0268.01
accession number
1991.0268
catalog number
1991.268.1
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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