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Tester bed

Description

Mahogany four-post tester bed with two straight square posts and two reeded turned posts with inlay decoration. Painted white wood canopy with gilt trim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Bed, Four-poster
Federal
inlay (process)
mahogany (wood)
sleeping and reclining furniture
tester beds
Dimensions
97 1/2 x 56 1/2 x 76 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2182
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
172459

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