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Object Name Table
Catalog Number 1988.17.2
Date ca. 1860
Material(s) Wood;
Dimensions H-29.5 W-113 D-28.5 inches
Description This large harvest table is made of wood. The top is made up of two boards joined together with a tongue and groove joint. The table has plain flat sides with thick round legs. The corner pieces/top of the legs are square. There are two grooves at the top of the legs about two inches below the corner blocks. The legs are plain.
Notes According to the donor's agent, the table is of Kentucky origin and was a "harvest" table, used during harvest time as a banquet table for the harvest workers and their families to gather their food from before they sat down elsewhere to eat.
Collection Mary Cooper Collection
Subjects Furniture
Tables
Harvesters
Harvesting
Search Terms furniture
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS