A cabinet maker's workbench of walnut on a pine base.
80.25 x 33.25 x 34.25 in. (203.84 x 84.46 x 87 cm)
Place of Origin
Schulenburg (Fayette County, Tex.)
Gift to Winedale Historical Complex from Ima Hogg, 1968.
Artisan or Artist
pine ; walnut ; workbenches
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- biological material -- plant material -- plant material -- wood (plant material) -- softwood -- pine (wood) ; Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- biological material -- plant material -- wood (plant material) -- hardwood -- walnut (wood) ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Furnishings (Hierarchy Name) -- furnishings (artifacts) -- furniture -- support furniture -- tables (support furniture) -- workbenches
Furnishings -- furniture -- support furniture -- table -- workbench
support furniture -- workbenches
1840s - 1850s
Tools and Materials for artisans and artists
Winedale Historical Complex, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Local Resource Number
Accession No.: W 68.9.3 ; Catalogue No.: W-10d 2.68 a-b
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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Hill Texas Archive Research Notes
It is reported that the workbench came from the Muhlstein family, six miles south of Schulenberg, Texas. and that the family came to Texas in the late 1840's and the bench was built shortly thereafter by the last owner's grandfather.