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Description

Large round ball finials surmount ornately turned posts ending in small round turned feet. Headboard has shaped shoulders w/ large round crest rail w/ large knob turnings at each end. Rails stained red w/ iron fittings.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
metal
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
BED
beds (furniture)
Empire
Empire (style)
metal
sleeping and reclining furniture
Unidentified Metal
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
47.25 x 58.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.48
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25535

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