Maker:  America

Material:  Walnut and select hardwoods

Size:  L. 23.5" x H. 28.5"

Year: ca. 1865

American furniture of the immediate post-Civil War years is often a combination of styles (Rococo and Renaissance) both new and old. Adelicia's sewing table is a perfect example of this. The serpentine shaped work box top, lifts to expose a divided interior of finely grained birds eye maple. The trestle base is supported by a central stretcher, which holds a pull out work box highlighted by a fretwork panel, all in original finish.

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Belmont Blvd & Acklen Avenue 

Nashville, TN 37212


1900 Belmont Blvd

Nashville, TN 37212


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The architecture of Belmont Mansion makes it one of the most significant homes of 19th century Tennessee.

Sold by the Acklen family in 1887, the house went to a developer who began one of Nashville’s early suburbs.

It was then purchased by two women who in 1890 started a college which evolved into Belmont University. Today the Belmont Mansion Association, which was formed in 1972, owns the collection, runs the museum, and shares this unique story of 19th century Nashville with visitors from far and near.

Photos by Ed Houk