• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 06/03/03
  • Description
  • Veneered work table. Rectangular base with carved scroll bracket feet, pedestal supporting top is rectangular post, narrowing toward top. Two drawers under nearly square top, each drawer is concave with two circular wooden knobs. Drawers are stacked to form box under top, while top projects over box slightly. L 19 3/4" x W 19" x H 26 5/8". This table belonged to Mary Todd Lincoln during her residence in Springfield, IL. She prided herself on h... more
    Veneered work table. Rectangular base with carved scroll bracket feet, pedestal supporting top is rectangular post, narrowing toward top. Two drawers under nearly square top, each drawer is concave with two circular wooden knobs. Drawers are stacked to form box under top, while top projects over box slightly. L 19 3/4" x W 19" x H 26 5/8". This table belonged to Mary Todd Lincoln during her residence in Springfield, IL. She prided herself on her excellent sewing abilities and made many of her sons' clothes, Abraham Lincoln's shirts and much of her underclothing and some work dresses. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities. 16 History. less
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