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Description

Red-painted hardwood child's low-post bed, the tapered square legs wit flattened ball finials; pointed headboard, pierced side rails with roping, old brick-red paint overall with second coat underneath.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
joining
mortise-and-tenon joints
painting (coating)
rope
sawing
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture
Descriptive terms
Bed
beds (furniture)
Children's furnishing
Federal
joining
Mill Sawn
Mortise & Tenon
mortise-and-tenon joints
Painted
painting (coating)
Rope
rope
sawing
sleeping and reclining furniture
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
28 1/2 x 38 1/4 x 50 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1532
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3041
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