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Clothes Press

Artist/Maker:
Bulitschek, Joseph (attr.)
Place Made:
Salem or Bethabara, North Carolina
Date Made:
1772-1780
Medium:
yellow pine, poplar, and paint (replaced
Dimensions:
WOA 65 1/2; HOA 83; DOA 20 1/4
Accession Number:
415
Description:
A pine outset-panel two-door, two drawer clothes press, one side of which is adapted for hanging clothes pegs and the the other for shelves. The doors are hinged with rat-tail type hinges. The top moldings are missing, as well as the ends of a molding around the skirt (above the drawers) of the piece. The two back straight bracket feet are also missing.

Wardrobe or Schrank. Originally painted blue with red pencilling of molded elements. Pine outset-panel two-door, two drawer clothes press, one side of which is adapted for hanging cloths pegs, the other for shelves. The doors are hinged with rat-tail type hinges.

History:
Wardrobe or Schrank. Originally painted blue with red pencilling of molded elements. Pine outset-panel two-door, two drawer clothes press, one side of which is adapted for hanging cloths pegs, the other for shelves. The doors are hinged with rat-tail type hinges. See Collections record.
Credit Line:
Old Salem Collection