Illustrated FURNITURE Glossary .......... Country Furniture


Rectangular top made of threee boards.

Top braced by two battens and attached to rear stiles of base by rod slipped through holes in battens and stiles, allowing top to swing up and down.

Carved handholds with holes for pole to secure the table top.

Legs are continuation of stiles.

Two drawers with wooden pulls resting on lower rail..

Illustration: Fairmount Park Woodford House, Philadelphia

Photos and their arrangement © 2005 Chuck LaChiusa
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