Illustrated FURNITURE Glossary
A flexible rollover top, or rolltop desk or table. It may also be used as a vertical rolling or sliding door on a cabinet, chest, etc.
Small molding strips or reeds are transversely glued onto a heavy canvas backing the ends of which fit into grooves on the inner sides of the piece of furniture.
It may also be used as a vertical rolling or sliding door on a cabinet, chest, etc.
French for "drum."
- Left illustration above: Reproduction "Treaty Desk" - Kittinger Furniture Company Horizontal
- Right illustration above: Sideboard - Georgian House Museum, Edinburgh, Scotland Vertical
- Desk - Old Editions Book Shop and Café Horizontal
- John Seymour desk - Winterthur Museum Vertical