- ca. 1842
- Made in New Lebanon, New York, United States
- American, Shaker
- 11 x 9 1/4 x 10 3/4 in. (27.9 x 23.5 x 27.3 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Anonymous Gift, 1981
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Sewing steps provided a resting place for the feet of Shaker sisters while they were seated during handiwork. The rugged, hand-hooked needlework cover protected the wood finish. This example belonged to A. Rosetta Stephens (1861–1947) who was born in England and emigrated to New Lebanon, New York.