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Description

It has "sleigh bed" form head and foot boards with rolled top rail and eurolinen uprights with oval feet enclosing rectangular panels. It is painted a creamy white/grey and heightened with decorative blue pinstriping and corner scrolled devices centering a polychrome floral spray. It has shaped side rails, similarly painted without the floral center.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1860
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
hardwood
painting (coating)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
BED
beds (furniture)
Cottage
Empire
Empire (style)
hardwood
Hardwood
Painted
painting (coating)
sleeping and reclining furniture
Tudor Revival
Dimensions
39 x 55 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1657
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11310

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