Pencil Post Bed
Pencil post bed, with octagonal upper posts on stepped molded bases raised on square tapering legs hold arched canopy frame. The plain rectangular headboard has cut corners and rails drilled with holes for roping. Brass rosettes at the footposts above the original rails. The bed is painted red. The present canopy is not an original.
- Associated Building
- Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
- Object type
Connecticut (United States)
- Descriptive terms
sleeping and reclining furniture
- 75 x 48.25 x 75 (HxWxD) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little