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Square Folding Tabouret

Early 20th century
Wood, brass

20 1/2 in. x 17 1/4 in. x 19 1/2 in. (52.07 cm x 43.82 cm x 49.53 cm)
Bequest of M. Carey Thomas, President of Bryn Mawr College, 1894-1922

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: Deanery.446
Other Number(s): W.710 (Wyndham No.)
Classification: Furnishings and Furniture; Furniture; Table
Culture/Nationality: Chinese
Collection: Deanery Collection

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  • brass - Alloy of copper and zinc, usually with copper as the major alloying element and zinc up to 40% by weight. For an alloy consisting mainly of copper, combined most often with tin, but at times also with other metals, use "bronze (metal)."
  • folding - Bending something over upon itself, as cloth or paper. For the parts bent over upon each other, use "folds"; for resulting ridges, use "creases." To describe objects designed to fold into a compact form, use "folding (attribute)."
  • inlay - Any process by which small pieces of one material are inserted into a larger piece of another so as to create a design.
  • tables - Articles of furniture consisting of a flat, slablike top supported on one or more legs or supports.
  • wood - The principal tissue of trees and other plants that provides both strength and a means of conducting nutrients. Wood is one of the most versatile materials known.

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  • The Deanery Remembered Bryn Mawr College , May 1, 1985 – May 29, 1985

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