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Four-poster bed

Description

Tester bed w/ new tester frame. Posts at foot of bed have block feet and tapered, reeded columns culminating in ring turnings and baluster shape. Square, tapered head posts. Headboard is rectangular w/ sloped shoulders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1840
Associated Building
Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
BED, FOUR-POSTER
high-post beds
sleeping and reclining furniture
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
82.5 x 57.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.286
Credit Line
Bequest of Edward P. Casey
GUSN
25948

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