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Table, Allmoge

This is a table.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from DIENST + DOTTER ANTIKVITETER as part of Ellen DeGeneres Selects.

It is dated 18th Century. Its medium is carved wood.

Allmoge is the Swedish word referring to furniture and objects belonging to and made by country or rural folk. This table's simple, rough-hewn form would have been originally designed as a corner worktable and sited in the main living room of the farmhouse. Today such pieces are revered as folk art and appreciated for their simplicity and link with their agrarian past.

It is credited Loan courtesy of DIENST + DOTTER ANTIKVITETER.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 73 × 154.9 × 80.6 cm (28 3/4 × 5 1 × 31 3/4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Ellen DeGeneres Selects.

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