Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • England, United Kingdom
  • table, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • oak wood
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 76.7 x 75.5 x 315.3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 30 3/16 x 29 3/4 x 124 1/8 in
  • Gift of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C7
  • 1975.0032
Label Text

Archive Label 2003:
A table of this type, also known as a refectory table, was made to stand in the hall, or principal room, of a medieval or Jacobean English country house. The tables were used not only for eating but for more general purposes as well.