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Cradle

1920.67.1 (RS33376)

Description

Board cradle. Mahogany with maple rockers, white pine bottom and support blocks. Three-pitch hood, arched skirt, scalloped sides and footboard. Brass bail handle and applied molding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts, New England
Material
mahogany (wood)
Object type
Furniture; Sleeping & Reclining Furniture
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bed
Bed, Child's
Cradle
cradles (children's beds)
Mahogany
mahogany (wood)
sleeping and reclining furniture
Dimensions
27 1/2 x 22 1/3 x 41 1/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.67.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. James H. Beal
GUSN
2071
Reference Notes
Jobe, Brock and Myrna Kaye. New England Furniture: The Colonial Era. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984.

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