18th Century Linen Press, George I
18th Century, George I Linen Press. Linen presses were designed for storing sheets, table-napkins, clothing, and other textiles. Such linen-presses were made chiefly in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries and are now considered decorative examples of antique furniture and were designed to occupy prominent places in early bedrooms as storage closets for clothing. This 18th century fine example, features feather banded cross grain walnut drawers and a crotched walnut door in the middle of the upper cabinet.
English walnut linen press cabinet. A collector`s piece! Height = 78", W = 41" Depth = 22". Condition is quite nice for age of piece.