Seat back portion for a desk from Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church and School

Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church and School, American, 1925 - 1936
Medium
wood and cast iron
Dimensions
H x W x D: 25 x 22 x 13 1/2 in. (63.5 x 55.9 x 34.3 cm)
Type
desks
Place collected
Camden, Wilcox County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date
1925-1963
Description
Seat back portion of a school desk. Piece contains a curved wooden seat back constructed from five (5) wooden boards, closely fit to form a solid pieces. Two (2) iron supports are attached to the back, neither in complete form. Both pieces contain the support arm meant for a desk top. The proper left ironwork also has a single leg intact. Each support has raised lettering on the side that reads [ECLIPSE]. The desk top arms have five (5) oval nubs. Halfway down the proper left leg is the number [4] in a shield.
Topic
African American
Education
Religious groups
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Ann Phillippi and the Dr. George M. and Betty Phillippi Family
Object number
2013.74.9
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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