Astragal-end Work Table
- Made in New York, New York, United States
- Mahogany, rosewood, Spanish cedar, white pine, poplar
- 31 x 27 x 14 1/2 in. (78.7 x 68.6 x 36.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Sylmaris Collection, Gift of George Coe Graves, 1932
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This astragal-end ladies sewing or worktable is distinguished by its tall, elegant, and finely reeded legs. The pleated silk bag, which held sewing fabric or needlework, is patterned after a design in plate 26 of Thomas Sheraton’s "The Cabinet- Maker and Upholsterer’s Drawing-Book" (1794).