Chairs And Seats

Height of the seat above the floor, 18 in.; depth of the seat, 19 in.; top of the back above the floor, 38 in. Chair arms are 9 in. above the seat. A lounge is 6 ft. long and 30 in. wide.

Tables

Writing and dining tables are made 2 ft. 5 in. high. Dining tables extend from 12 to 16 ft., by means of a sliding frame. There should be 2 ft. clear space between the frame and the floor.

Bedsteads

These are classed as single, 3 to 4 ft. wide: three-quarter, 4 ft. to 4 ft. 6 in.; and double, 5 ft. wide. All bedsteads are from 6 ft. 6 in. to 6 ft. 8 in. long inside. Footboards are 2 ft. 6 in. to 3 ft. 6 in., and headboards from 5 ft. to 6 ft. 6 in. high.

Other Furniture

For bureaus convenient sizes are: 3 ft. 5 in. wide, 1 ft. 6 in. deep, 2 ft. 6 in. high; or 4 ft. wide, 1 ft. 8 in. deep, 3 ft. high. Commodes, or night stools, are 1 ft. 6 in. square on the top, and 1 ft. 6 in. high. Chiffoniers are 3 ft. wide, 1 ft. 8 in. deep, 4 ft. 4 in. high. Cheval glasses are made about 5 ft. 6 in. high, 2 ft. wide. Washstands of large size for portable bowl and pitcher are 3 ft. long, 1 ft. 6 in. wide, and 2 ft. 7 in. high. Small sizes are 2 ft. 8 in. long. Wardrobes are from 6 ft. 9 in. to 8 ft. high, from 1 ft. 5 in. to 2 ft. deep, and from 3 ft. to 4 ft. 6 in. wide. Sideboards are from 5 to 6 ft. long, about 2 ft. 2 in. deep and 3 ft. 3 in. high. Upright pianos vary from 4 ft. 10 in. to 5 ft. 6 in. in length, from 4 ft. to 4 ft. 9 in. in height, and are about 2 ft. 4 in. deep. Square pianos are about 6 ft. 8 in. long by 3 ft. 4 in. deep.