Term used to describe the long rectangular dining tables of the 17th century and later.
A dining table with the top made of sawn planks. The legs are normally turned on a lathe and often carved.
The modern term for the predominant table design of the 15th to 17th centuries. Also known as joined or long tables, they are usually of oak and the top is joined to a fixed frame. Sturdy legs at the corners are linked by stretchers which doubled as footrests to avoid contact with cold stone floors. Refectory tables were common kitchen and farmhouse furniture until the 19thC.
A long narrow table made in the seventeenth century. The earliest form of dining table.
a long narrow dining table supported by a stretcher between two trestles
A long and narrow table having stretchers close to the floor. These were used in monasteries for the monks to take their meals while seated on one side only of the table. American antique dealers often refer to the French draw leaf table as a refectory table as well.
A long, narrow dining table; originally used in monasteries for community dining.
Long, narrow table named after the refectory (dining room) of the monks in of the Middle Ages, in which it was first used.
A long narrow table, originally used in the dining rooms of religious orders.
Long narrow table having a single stretcher between trestlelike supports at the ends. A narrow table with extensible ends.
A long narrow dining table named after the refectory of a monastery. Traditionally the piece is made of oak and is accompanied by benches.
A long narrow table with heavy stretchers positioned close to the floor which was originally used by religious orders in the middle ages. Modern adaptations are shorter and have underleaves.
Long narrow table so called after the refectory or dining room of the monks in ecclesiastical institutions of the Middle Ages.
A narrow, long table first used in the dining-hall of religious orders.