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Name of Object:

Dresser

Location:

`Ayn Najm, Lebanon

Holding Museum:

Lebanese Heritage Museum

Date:

19th century

Type of object:

Furniture; woodwork

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Woodwork; bone; ceramic

Provenance:

Turkey

Description:

A five drawer Turkish wooden dresser; four regular drawers and a thinner upper one. The wooden chest is topped with a marble slab, on which lies a rectangular mirror fixed in wooden frame with a sculpted wooden crest in floral design. The whole wooden parts are covered with a pernickety mosaic decoration representing a variety of floral designs, done in bone or ceramics. Each drawer has a pair of knobs differently painted, and a keyhole.

Citation of this web page:

Marie Therese Moujabber "Dresser" in Sharing History , Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=sh_objects;AWE;lb;41;en

Prepared by: Marie Therese Moujabber

MWNF Working Number: LB 052