Mahogany Dressing Table

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Title

Mahogany Dressing Table

Subject

Daily life at Mount Vernon

Description

This bureau dressing table was made by Williamsburg cabinetmaker Peter Scott, and is the only known documented piece of furniture made by him. It was purchased by Daniel Parke Custis in 1754. Martha Custis brought it to Mount Vernon after her marriage to George Washington in 1759 (image courtesy of Mount Vernon Ladies' Association).

Creator

Peter Scott

Date

1754

Language

eng

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Citation

Mount Vernon, W-372

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Original Format

furniture

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How to Cite this Item

Peter Scott, "Mahogany Dressing Table," in Martha Washington, Item #55, http://marthawashington.us/items/show/55 (accessed February 18, 2018).