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1971.69 (RS128109)

Description

Federal four-poster bed with two turned foot posts with swelled reeding and urn above rail, heavily reeded below rails. Turned tapered head posts. Pine headboard with serpentine crest. Maple rails have beaded outside edges. Bolt caps on foot posts, none at head. Fitted with a modern boxspring and horsehair mattress. Replaced urn finials top all posts. Elements of tester stored under bed.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Bed, Four-poster
beds (furniture)
mahogany (wood)
maple (wood)
pine (wood)
Dimensions
63 1/4 x 57 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.69
Credit Line
Gift of Guido R. Perera
GUSN
249008

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