Bold S curve of the Biedermeier legs is repeated in the hand hold cut through the upper surface. Joining the sides and ends of the cyma curved skirt are long thin dovetails. Made by resident cabinetmaker on the Charles Fordtran farm near Industry, Austin County. Given to Anna Portia Fordtran as part of her dowry upon her marriage to Gregor McGregor, descended in McGregor family. One of the few pieces of original furnishings in the McGregor house at Winedale.
6.5 x 15 x 8.5 in. (16.5 x 38.1 x 21.6 cm)
Place of Origin
Austin County (Tex.)
Gift to Winedale Historical Complex from Almeida McGregor Harris, 1971.