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Cupboard

Large two-stage oak cupboards were the most elaborate pieces of furniture in seventeenth-century New England homes. They were used for storing textiles, silver, and other valued objects. Their scale and ornamen... more

Cupboard

Probably made in Salem, Massachusetts, United States

Cupboard

Made in New England, United States

Wall Cupboard

Made in Connecticut, United States

Wall Cupboard

Made in Pennsylvania, United States

Corner Cupboard

Made in Virginia, United States

Clothes press

William Vile (British, Somerset 1700/05–1767 London)

Clothes Press

Clothes presses, common in England, were rarely made in colonial Philadelphia. The design of this one was influenced by plates in Thomas Chippendale’s "Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s Director" (1754 and 1762 eds... more

Corner cupboard from a House in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Made in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States

Key Cupboard

Made in Pennsylvania, United States

French press

Although similar to an English wardrobe, this specific form is called a “French press” in the New York City book of prices for cabinetwork of 1810, a publication that set the wages for journeyman furniture make... more

Linen Press

The Byrdcliffe Arts and Crafts Colony was founded in 1902 outside of Woodstock, New York, by Englishman Ralph Whitehead. Inspired by John Ruskin, Whitehead invited independent craftsmen and designers to work i... more

Belmont, dining room mantel

Photograph shows an interior view of a dining room with fireplace, mantel, door, and corner cupboard at Belmont, Virginia.

[Marmion, Comorn vicinity, King George County, Virginia. Panelled cupboard]

Photo shows Carter Grymes House, interior with fireplace and open cupboard containing glass and metal dinnerware. Site History. Built circa 1758 for Fitzhugh family. Today: National Register of Historic Places.

Dresser

Made in Manheim, Pennsylvania, United States

Corner Cupboard

Probably made in New England, United States

Cupboard

Probably made in New Lebanon, New York, United States

Cupboard

Said to have been owned by Governor Robert Treat (ca. 1622–1710) of Milford, this cupboard represents the school of joinery that produced the most sophisticated case pieces in seventeenthcentury Connecticut. It... more

Cupboard

A cupboard usually occupied the parlor or hall, where the household dined. It stored the textiles, vessels, and utensils used at mealtime. Possibly made in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States; Made in... more

Cupboard

Made in United States

Cupboard (credenza)

Italian (Tuscan) , first half 16th century

Cupboard

Made in New England, United States