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Doll Bed

1991.1178 (RS20826)

Description

Green painted doll's pencil-post bed, the four posts are tapered and chamfered at the tops with a shaped headboard. The side rails are pierced with holes for rope-ties of string creating a grid support for a doll's mattress; painted pine green overall.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
string (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Bed
beds (furniture)
miniatures (toys)
Painted
painting (coating)
String
string (fiber product)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 1/2 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1178
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2736
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