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1991.1362 (RS25708)

Description

A low-post bed with cylindrical finials on bulbous turned and tapering back posts and conforming lower front posts; The headboard has straight, molded top slopes at sides into posts; The molded edges are pierced with nails for roping. Stained red.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
painting (coating)
pine (wood)
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
BED
beds (furniture)
Painted
painting (coating)
Pine
pine (wood)
Possibly Sheraton
Sheraton
sleeping and reclining furniture
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
31.75 x 36.25 x 76.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1362
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2892

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