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Description

Bed with scrolled head and foot boards with cannonball finials. Painted grain with yellow/gold slip on edges, stencil design of fruit and basket. Original rope bottom removed and fitted for mattress.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1860
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
paint (coating)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Object type
Furniture; Sleeping & Reclining Furniture
Descriptive terms
Bed
low-post beds
paint (coating)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
46 1/2 x 54 1/2 x 79 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.446
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
308500

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