San Jancinto Museum of History

FURNISHINGS
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  • TABLE

  • CATEGORY: FURNISHINGS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 25 1/4"H; 22 3/8"L x 17 1/2"W (surface)
  • DATE MADE: c. 1830s

Description

Small table. Wood with dark brownish-red stain. Rectangular shaped legs tapered at ends. Wide supports between legs where surface joins. Crude construction. Two large cracks on surface. Scuffs and small cracks throughout. Overall condition good.


Provenance

Table was discarded by an unknown family during the "Runaway Scrape" in 1836. It was picked up by a member of the Harris family (for whom Harrisburg was named). Story corroborated by Adina de Zavala.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Harris family
  • CREDIT LINE: Hume, Annie


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