|Description||Clothes press. Consists of two parts. Upper section has a projecting cornice and two doors with four shelves inside. The lower section has four drawers with bail handles. Bracket feet. Made in the United States, possibly in New York or New Jersey. Measures 85 inches high x 53 inches wide.|
|Acquisition||From Mrs. Ralph Blomely|
|Ownership and History||
"Clothes press" is an early term for the kind of free-standing storage cupboard that might also be referred to as a wardrobe or armoire.
This piece is associated with the Dissosway family of Richmond Valley, Staten Island.
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