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Cradle

Description

Reproducation of a ca. 1725-1800 type cradle. Arched hood has 3 angled panel top. Sides have serpentine cut-out at juncture with hood. Foot has arched and double lobed shaped edge. Bottom board overhang has simple chamfered edge. Unusually heavy (3"x4") brace under center of base. Nail construction throughout. Blue-grey paint appears to be only layer of finish. Patina under base not sufficient for period piece.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1925
Location of origin
New England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Cradle
cradles (children's beds)
pine (wood)
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
29" x 23 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.574
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
256396

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