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Sewing Table

Place Made:
Norfolk Virginia United States of America
Date Made:
1800-1810
Medium:
mahogany –white pine –poplar
Dimensions:
HOA: 30 3/8″; WOA: 25 5/8″; DOA: 14 1/2″
Accession Number:
5819
Description:
DESCRIPTION: Oval-shaped sewing table with square tapering legs; two false drawers, one on each end; molded top; hinged lid opening to a compartmentalized interior, lift-out compartment tray at center of interior, blue paper in both end sections of interior; front and back of solid wood, ends veneered over vertical laminated strips.
History:
Descended through the female line of the Taylor, Camp, and Willoughby families of Norfolk, Virginia. Its original owner was probably Frances (Willoughby) Camp (1785-1845),the daughter of William (d. 1800) and Margaret (Marnix) Willoughby (1766-1827), who married George Washington Camp in Norfolk on June 6, 1810.
Credit Line:
Gift of Conrad Little Buckley Paulus of the Taylor Family of Norfolk, Virginia