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Doll's Canopy Bed

1991.1243 (RS25762)

Description

A tall-post canopy bed with a flat rectangular canopy resting on four pencil-turned posts and pencil-turned tapering lower posts, as well as a shaped rectangular headboard. There are four rails and it is all red-stained.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Inscriptions
Incised on the canopy and rails are marked with Roman numerals [not given in the file].
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
pine (wood)
staining
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
BED, CANOPY
canopy beds
Federal
miniatures (toys)
Pine
pine (wood)
Stained
staining
Dimensions
14.75 x 10.5 x 14.875 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1243
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2793
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