Rectangular-top breakfast or pembroke table on four, straight, tapered legs, molded on their outer sides and supported by crossed stretchers; one drawer; three-board top; each leaf meets the center board in a rule joint and is secured with two iron butt hinges; overhanging center board screwed to frame; rectangular frame with straight end rail and double-railed sides, the outer side rails are divided into three sections: the left-hand section is nailed to the inner rail and is attached to the center section or fly rail with a five-finger hinge, the right-hand section is also nailed to the inner rail; drawer support and end rail feature an applied beaded edge on skirt; drawer opening with an applied beaded edge; plain crossed stretchers are half-lapped at center; legs are chamfered on interior corner; drawer front with post-and-bail brass handle at center.





Black walnut (top, legs, stretchers, end rail, drawer rail), probably pine (inner side rails, glue blocks, drawer bottom, drawer back), maple (outer side rails, drawer sides)


Overall (open): 28 1/8 in. x 40 3/8 in. x 31 1/4 in. (71.44 cm x 102.55 cm x 79.38 cm)
Overall (closed): 28 1/8 in. x 20 in. x 31 1/4 in. (71.44 cm x 50.8 cm x 79.38 cm)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth S. Whitaker, 2004

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