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1998.4785 (RS23921)

Description

Miniature spool turned rope bed; rectangular frame w/ ropes strung across center and w/ 4 spool turned legs and 4 spool turned bed posts; one end w/ horizontal and vertical turned spools as bed board; other end w/ roof-shaped turned spool as part of bedboard.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1880
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
rope
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
BED
beds (furniture)
miniatures (toys)
rope
Rope
sleeping and reclining furniture
Turned
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
12.5 x 10 x 18 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4785
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23828

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