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Tester bed

Description

Four-post bed, back posts tapered and beveled, front turned. Head board with scrolled ends. Canopy is arched.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Probably
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Sleeping & Reclining Furniture
Descriptive terms
Bed
Bed, Canopy
tester beds
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
81 x 59 1/4 x 77 1/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.476
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308453

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