Seed Stand

Date: 1800–1825

Geography: Made in New Lebanon, New York, United States

Culture: American, Shaker

Medium: Pine, maple

Dimensions: 24 1/4 x 19 1/2 x 12 5/8 in. (61.6 x 49.5 x 32.1 cm)

Classification: Furniture

Credit Line: Friends of the American Wing Fund, 1966

Accession Number: 66.10.19

Description

The distinctive splayed peg legs on this stand suggest a date before 1825. Stands such as this are traditionally known to have stood beside looms for holding notions or for sorting seeds.

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