Dresser

Date:
c.1870-1880

An Eastlake dresser believed to have been brought into the museum's "Aillet House" when Anatole and Leocadie Aillet moved into the home in 1880. The dresser has a mirror and is of burled walnut.

Description (physical):

96"h,47"w, 21.5"d

Location:
845 N. Jefferson Avenue Port Allen, Louisiana 70767
Identifier:
1998.009.003
Institution:
West Baton Rouge Museum

Wardrobe

Date:
c.1870 - 1880

An Eastlake armoire believed to have been brought into the museum's "Aillet House" when Anatole and Leocadie Aillet moved into the home in 1880. Burl maple inset panels on door and drawers. One drawer lock and escutcheon plate are missing. The piece is machine made with unusual round dovetailing.

Description (physical):

103"h, 19"w, 50"l

Location:
845 N. Jefferson Avenue Port Allen, Louisiana 70767
Identifier:
1998.009.001
Institution:
West Baton Rouge Museum

Bed, Half-tester

Date:
1870-1880

An Eastlake half-tester bed believed to have been brought into the Aillet House when Anatole and Leocadie Aillet moved into the home in 1880. The bed has burled walnut panels and is incised with Eastlake carving.

Description (physical):

111"h, 59.5"w, 79"l

Location:
845 N. Jefferson Avenue Port Allen, Louisiana 70767
Identifier:
1998.009.002
Institution:
West Baton Rouge Museum

Easel

Date:
1850-1880

An Eastlake style wood easel, black lacquer with a inset wood floral design stained in shades of green and amber. The easel has a shelf that can be lowered or raised. The easel has a fold-out shelf for art storage.

Description (physical):

73"h, 29"w, 27"d

Location:
845 N. Jefferson Avenue Port Allen, Louisiana 70767
Identifier:
C.322.001
Institution:
West Baton Rouge Museum