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Object ID 1975.017.100
Object Name Cupboard
Collection Furniture
Credit line Bequest of Lydia Laird
Year Range from 1800
Year Range to 1850
Description Large, heavy, rectangular storage cupboard that is painted white with a flat top and four-paneled door on HL hinges and secured with hand-wrought cleats (not original). It has single board sides, a six board back, ogee bracket feet ,and molding at the cornice. The wooden turn buttons to secure the door have been replaced by a brass knob.
Dimensions H-86.25 L-56.75 D-17.75 inches
Dimension Details greatest dimensions
Used George Read II?
Provenance This cupboard is said to have been an original part of the George Read II house based on paint analysis of the wall behind the cupboard.
Subjects Cupboards
Storage furniture
People Read II, George
Read I, George
Laird, Lydia
Search Terms Cupboards
George Read II
Lydia Laird
Room Kitchen
Material Painted wood
Place of Origin Delaware Valley?