Commode or Washstand
Poplar, paint, brass
Overall: 29 3/4 x 18 1/2 x 15 1/2 in. ( 75.6 x 47 x 39.4 cm )
Poplar washstand painted olive-green with cream striping; rectangular form with two inner compartments, the upper one about half the height of the lower one; each compartment fronted by a door with painted rectangles with concave chamfers and brass snap lock, the upper door painted with tambourine and other musical instruments; sides with painted rectangles with concave chamfers and brass handles (not original); raised on four slightly vase-shaped turned legs.
According to the accession records, this washstand belonged to Mrs. Samuel McCulloh, maternal great-grandmother of Miss Isabel G. Dod.
Gift of Miss Elsie Dwight Alling, in memory of Samuel Bayard Dod, father of Isabel G. Dod
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.