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1998.1468 (RS23504)

Description

Empire style sleigh bed. Mahogany w/ identical headboard and footboard w/ curved rounded top rails. Flat-sided stiles, S-curved at tops and broader as they form legs. Set on casters. No ornamental carving or detail.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1850
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
BED
beds (furniture)
Empire
Empire (style)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
sleeping and reclining furniture
Dimensions
43.5 x 58 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1468
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18827

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